Songs of Mortality: The Chained Muse and Other Poems

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‘But the stars seemed the brightest when seen in your eye Where the depths of the heavens are spanned in a sigh’ This collection of poetry, written largely in the tradition of a Keats or Poe, lies outside the current vogue in contemporary poetry. Guided by the philosophy that there is no such thing as contemporary poetry, only timeless poetry, each poem strives for a beauty and musicality which arrests the heart and moves the soul. The choice of mortality over immortality, and the possibilities inherent in both, pervades this series. It is highlighted in the feature poem ‘The Chained Muse’ with the conflict between the Goddess Athena and Zeus, where having heard the beauty of ‘frail mortals’ singing, the goddess Athena is moved and thus faced with the choice of losing her immortality or submitting to the absolute will of Zeus as he outlaws the principle of beauty. Hence rather than shy away, each poem seeks the beauty and power inherent in the... More > ultimate quest of facing our mortality.< Less
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September 25, 2017
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