William Blake’s Lark

William Blake’s Lark

 As we slowly read the Doleful City of God by Adriana Diaz Enciso (translating from Spanish to English as we go), we are at the same time revisiting the work of William Blake upon whom Enciso’s book is based.  The current blog is based on Blake’s concept...
Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie

Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie

 The stock market rose steadily during the summer. The country was awash with cash.  The economy didn’t want the cash so speculators sopped it up.  A few people became very rich.  Max Perkins was not one of them.Perkins was an ordinary man.  He was not a player...
Life’s Pleasant Surprises

Life’s Pleasant Surprises

 These are random thoughts, silly meaningless phrases, ideas, definitions, quotes, etc.  Does it matter where they come from?  I cite sources when I can.  The soul, whatever that is, seems to need these interstices, room to stretch, degrees of freedom, mental doodles...
One Mendocino Morning

One Mendocino Morning

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] How do you know but ev’ry Bird that cuts the airy way, Is an immense world of delight, clos’d by your senses five?   William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell One Mendocino morning I woke up to the...