Category Archives: 16th.Century History

The Statue

The city of Concepcion, its physical parameters circum- scribed by conjectural development, its identity arrived at through an intricate labyrinth of historically determined steps; At its heart the dominant Plaza of the Conquistadors abutted by an inspiring Madre de Dios … Continue reading

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Ancient Voices

Sublime exquisite, their expression, their emotion, their surreal evocation of an Age long since past, beyond memory: Revived, to seduce transfix in the Here, the for Now everlasting Here, Connecting nigh on five centuries how vibrant, mysterious,transparent cogent the notation … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Wrote This :- “Credit Where It’s Due”

” Dear Sir, A gallon of ale and two pots of Honey, please extend my credit I’ve got no Money; A side of bacon and some cutlets of Pork, let me pay you next week I’ve no trinkets to Hawk; … Continue reading

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The Armada :1588

In Calais Port you await a heralded dawn long foretold , yet somehow you shall fail to meet that appointed hour at St.Paul’s and the Coronation Of Eagles, apples of Phillip’s eye , as they are plucked from their firmament … Continue reading

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On The Death of Marlowe ( 1593 )

Four figures in a room darkly conclaved, hushed breath escapes the mirrors’embrace leaving no trace of having been expelled from any mouth nor orifice so plain that might betray the breather’s fear of leaving imprints in the air; Amid this … Continue reading

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