Philosophy – “Why Money does not Bring Happiness” – 4/4/2021

“Those who deceive themselves into believing that wealth can bring about happiness, are always those who do not have it.” – Modern Romanticism In comprehension of the two types of wealth, being that of the monetary sort and that of the heart, can allow us to recognize what indeed fills the void of absence. Among […]

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Philosophy – “Why Death is Meaningless, though Life is not” – 3/6/2021

“All lives are built upon Earth, or the place where others fell, or the place where others bled, or the place where others died.” – Modern Romanticism As death should be understood, it is what gives life meaning. People look to life, on its own, as though there can be meaning of each beating heart, […]

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Philosophy – “Why an Artist should not Explain their Work” – 12/1/2020

“Meaning. As a word, it should explain itself.” – Modern Romanticism Art has meaning. It has meaning within meaning. It has layers of its own meaning. Each layer descends atop the previous one, just as clothing for a woman might be removed to reveal the beautiful and vulnerable sculpture beneath. Peel back the layers, and […]

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Quote – “The Third Reason to Cry: Out of Love” – 8/18/2020

“It is out of love that we weep not solely for misery, not solely for joy. These are tears that do not stain us, nor are they ones that we can easily forget. They are tears to merely remind us. Of what? Of what we are, truly at the center of ourselves. Loving ones. We […]

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A Quote of Wisdom – “The Reason why Meaning Fades” – 3/16/2020

“Meaning holds light. Meaning has no residence in darkness. This would mean that meaning holds its definition in purpose. When relating purpose to the word ‘should’, meaning would state that we ‘should find purpose in the future’. However, most people will comprehend their future as dark and uncertain, and thus, they turn to their past. […]

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Poem – “I Cast Thee in Marble” – Romance

With fewest steps to climb,In an amorous avalanche of emotion,Wandering upwards, to where a faceGlistens, and has been frozen.I, with marble, in hand,Smear its molten material upon thee,And make thee a face of beauty and frailty,Because, I have come from the realm of love. Eyes gilded as sapphires,And lips swiped upon, with rubyPaint; and listless, […]

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