I was Darkly Dreaming

Ozymandias Lives On

Ozymandias (1818) by Percy Shelley “I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—’Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those […]

The Risks of Metamodernism

I just want to say something about the changes coming for American Society the next 50 years starting today in 2017. Lets first look at the ages we have passed through…..   Modernism (1900-1965) Postmodernism (1965-2015) Metamodernism (2015-)   Yes, we are entering a new age. I’ve said this before, but we all need to […]

De Chirico – The Mythological and the Metaphysical

Giorgio de Chirico – Metaphysical Artist (1888 – 1978)   When talking about writing Mythopoeia and the idea of writing for you versus within the modern cultural tropes, I have often looked at the visual arts for inspiration. “Metaphysical art” was a short movement that occurred around 1915 in the early part of the 20th […]