Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Benghazi Venus

Aphrodite Anadyomene type but cut off (deliberately made this way) at upper thighs Graeco-Roman Provenience: Libya, Benghazi (uncertain) Period: Hellenistic Period Date Made: 150-100 BC Penn Museum

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Toward the end of August

In the dead leaves under the oak tree the drip made rustling noises, releasing smells and memories. When I was seventeen I spent a summer working on a dude ranch in the foothills of the Sierra. Toward the end of … Continue reading

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Karla Conway 17

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All Summer

All summer Distilled into A single Cicada

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Joanie Maenad

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Divine Nature

Due to the canny subtlety of her efforts And the fiery nova of her beauty She’s become a specific imaginative compulsion A constellation of effects calling the Earth to witness the exercise Of her illusory energy on the Uncertainty of … Continue reading

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Woman in Red Vest

Jeanne Taylor1953 Oil on canvas Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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Hippies Are Coming

for your tie!

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