A Seemingly Silent Summer

Thursday Verseday with Arlinda As the semester comes to an end, so do my Thursday Verseday blogs. While my lack of summer blogging may seemingly appear as a seasonal silence, I will spend my time off gathering inspiration and writing. It is poems like “Silence” by Sopuruchi Precious Okeoma (featured in Obscura’s Spring 2017 edition) […]

Crimson, Ruby, Scarlet Magic

Floetry Fridays with Nicole  This week’s poem is “Red” by Tana Cambrelen, which was featured in Obscura’s Spring 2016 issue. Over the course of the past week, in many of my English classes, social media postings, and in regular everyday fragments of conversation with friends, a reoccurring topic continuously kept being brought up. That self-respect, […]

Speak Your Mind, Write Your Thoughts

Thursday Verseday with Arlinda While poetry is often described as a means of writing in which flowery language and imagery are used to convey deep romantic emotions, poems have also been known to contain the ability of transmitting meaningful messages of all sorts, even arguments between individuals. In the case of Anne Ingram. Vicountess Irwin […]

The Bakery Girl of Monceau

CINÉMONDAYS WITH HARDIK The Bakery Girl of Monceau Dir. Eric Rohmer (French) [Short. 23 minutes] The first of Eric Rohmer’s ‘Moral Tales’ follows a law student (played by Barbet Schroeder), his appetite, and mostly, his never-goes-dull narration. He has set his eyes upon a particular Sylvie (played by Michèle Girardon), whom he once saw walking […]