It is October when we celebrate fall, celebrate Halloween and with that said, have an opportunity to celebrate the works of Edgar Allan Poe. We’ll work on a writely applied October post marathon of all things Edgar Allan Poe.
To start here is a visual five minute biography on the life of Edgar Allan Poe.
In 1973, at the age of 81, J.R.R. Tolkien passed away. We are grateful that his work did not pass away as well. Tolkien has inspired many creative beings to further his work or the spirit of their own creativity.
Here is an incredible piece of animation from 1953 of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Tell-Tale Heart. This UPA Production was the first adult only carton in Great Britain under the British Board of Film Censors classification system. I couldn’t tell you why really. I guess scary deserves an X rating. » Read more..
Maya Angelou wrote a poem called Phenomenal Woman which Amy Sky set to music. It is a beautiful poem and I thought it would be nice to share for Mother’s Day. I didn’t know it was set to music and was amazed at how beautiful the poem was after being rendered to music. I like it when lyrics are poetry and when poetry is lyrics. It is a truly gifted person that can do both and Maya’s poem Phenomenal Woman is lyrical. » Read more..