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Fallen Caryatid Carrying Her Stone by Auguste Rodin

A caryatid is a sculpture of a woman that is supporting a building. Rodin imagines that the woman has fallen down with the stone above her.  It’s sad, but also kind of funny.  I don’t know why. Advertisements

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A Dream, After Reading Dante’s Episode of Paolo and Francesca by John Keats

As Hermes once took to his feathers light, When lulled Argus, baffled, swooned and slept, So on a Delphic reed, my idle spright So played, so charmed, so conquered, so bereft The dragon-world of all its hundred eyes; And seeing … Continue reading

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