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The Gift of the Gods



A Meditation:
The muse grants one audience.
Sacred company.

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Ode to Calliope: “If audience be the food of artists, cheer on, applaud. Give me excess of it; that surfeiting with sweet desire, the appetite may never quench, but eternally ask for more!”

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Written on January 21, 2022

Submitted by karlcfolkes on January 21, 2022

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Karl Constantine FOLKES

Retired educator of Jamaican ancestry with a lifelong interest in composing poetry dealing particularly with the metaphysics of self-reflection; completed a dissertation in Children’s Literature in 1995 at New York University entitled: An Analysis of Wilhelm Grimm’s “Dear Mili” Employing Von Franzian Methodological Processes. The subject of the dissertation concerned the process of Individuation. more…

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  • Dougla$Irishman
    We all like the applause of people as we put forth our efforts, but to hear the words "good and faithful servant" is the ultimate in living !
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