An unfolding story punctuated by brief emotional swellings. The folk artist is usually satisfied with somewhat more anonymity; he is less concerned with aesthetic context, and less with specifically aesthetic purpose, though he wants to satisfy his audience, as does the popular artist. His art, however, tends to be thematically simple and technically uncomplicated, its production—the folk song, the duck decoy, the tavern sign, the circus act—not so strongly influenced by technological factors.
The Unembarrassed Muse , Dial My self Here a prophetic ancestor makes his appearance. Here a brutal hero shouts. Here an alcoholic bon vivant argues with a learned professor. Here a lyric muse, chronically love-struck, raises her eyes to heaven. Her papa steps forward, uttering pedantic protests.
Here the indulgent uncle intercedes. Here the aunt babbles gossip. Here the maid giggles lasciviously. And I look upon it all with amazement, the sharpened pen in my left hand.
The Muse is Always Half-Dressed in New Orleans and Other Essays
Each of the Arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a Muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them. According to Homeric ways, water imagines being. Since the image of water does this, water itself invokes the landscape of the muse ; water images invoke imaginally our ancestral soul.
To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse. They are of two kinds: the library of published material, books, pamphlets, periodicals, and the archive of unpublished papers and documents.
What I mean by the Muse is that unimpeded clearness of the intuitive powers, which a perfectly truthful adherence to every admonition of the higher instincts would bring to a finely organized human being Should these faculties have free play, I believe they will open new, deeper and purer sources of joyous inspiration than have yet refreshed the earth. Prelude It seems that I must bid the Muse to pack, Choose Plato and Plotinus for a friend Until imagination, ear and eye, Can be content with argument and deal In abstract things; or be derided by A sort of battered kettle at the heel.
The Collected Poems of W. Finneran, ed.
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I will answer with my song -Mesomedes. Most of that fifty years I've spent reading books.
I read mostly nonfiction. Rosehip oil is an all time staple.
It smells herbal and medicinal so you need to be careful about when you use it. Then you can slip on your flight stockings under it without people noticing, and you can wear a jacket over it or a sweater, and that looks really nice.
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I wear them under my ski suit too. I particularly love it because two nights ago at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan, I presented Gucci with the award for supply chain innovation. They have made huge strides in their supply chain choices and made their company more sustainable and are making sure that the people who make their clothing are better paid and happier and not working in these horrible poverty cycles.
I also pack by things based on what I love, such as exercise.
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I love to exercise, and I exercise a lot. My favorite right now for gear is the Gigi Hadid for Tommy Hilfiger line. Wendy Rowe does the whole makeup line for Burberry and is really great with color. I just try to make my skin ultra moisturized before. And one of the most important things for my flight routine is flight socks. People laugh, but I should be the one laughing because you always need them.
My earliest traveling memory is coming to England. She was born in Berkshire and grew up in London. She went to boarding school there. I live in England now, I love it. Or Tuscon, Arizona.