Recent Reviews for Helen Heightsman Gordon
Voice of the Vanquished: The Story of the Slave Marina and Hernan Cortes (Book) - 8/31/2001 2:30:33 PM|
Its great and you rock my face off!
Shakespeare and the Occult (Article) - 1/30/2015 7:14:08 AM
Very well researched and written for those interested in Shakespeare and the supernatural. I am not and don't. While I realize that alchemy became modern chemistry, I don't believe that astrology has anything to do with astronomy and ghost, fairies, and witches are all figments of our fertile minds. My dreams are wild and crazy sometimes, but I don't place a lot of faith in their predicting anything about my life except moving short-term memory thoughts into long-term memory.
I think the key to Shakespeare's enduring success is drama. Like soap operas and reality shows of today, and the Greek tragedies, the imaginations of fertile minds creating conflict, and sometimes, simplistic resolutions (kill the witch), in these stories provide a release from the drudgery and struggle of daily life, rather boring and inescapable for most people. When they went to the play, like listening to a good story, they escaped for a while, and then returned to their wretched lives and early death.
I am addicted to The Walking Dead. I know that zombies do not exist, and the whole premise of the show is way too violent and meaningless, but I'm fascinated with the hopes and fears of the survivors and saddened when one dies for no damn reason.
The Messy Paradigm Shift in Understanding Shakespeare (Article) - 3/7/2014 8:01:50 AM
A very interesting theory and research to support it. I hadn't thought much of the origin of the works of William Shakespeare, but I had heard that there had always been concern about whether Shakespeare had written all of the work. Hopefully, in time, and with modern technology to assist, more and more of the truth will come out of that time from the physical evidence that still exists.
Very well written, as expected. I would question that Sam Clemens was well-versed in southern culture because he was clearly a midwesterner. Missouri was a Midwestern state even at that time, with mixed feelings about whether it was to ally with the slave states because some of Missourians owned slaves.
Although I have written some rather controversial stuff, I haven't felt the need to use a pseudonym to protect me from scorn.
At the Temple of Isis (Poetry) - 3/9/2014 4:36:26 PM
the matriarch is historically always better at leading ... seems to be returning ....
At the Temple of Isis (Poetry) - 3/7/2014 9:11:41 AM
A very interesting historical portrait of a goddess. Leaves one with a lot to think about. Having read some of the hieroglyphics on the wall in the Cairo Museum, Isis is clearly still there in the ancient writings, and as you so brilliantly conjecture, carried on down through other beliefs as well.
At the Temple of Isis (Poetry) - 3/7/2014 4:59:35 AM
The Temple of Isis has conquered the test of time and the earthquakes, it stands proudly in what is remained to resurrect the dead and gives healing to the sick and the wounded souls. Thank you for honoring its existence!
Limericks in Spanglish -- Trujillo (Poetry) - 9/10/2010 7:09:31 PM
I'm not familiar with Spain, but I hear it is so beautiful.
Hillary's Message for Girls (Poetry) - 9/10/2010 7:07:42 PM
Hillaryarious! I am in stitches, bless you, and this is so appreciated at this late hour.
I do believe you are wise!
Thank you for this~
Hillary's Message for Girls (Poetry) - 10/10/2008 7:18:17 AM
Alot of knowledge to take from this.. Thank you!
Limericks in Spanglish -- Trujillo (Poetry) - 6/29/2008 11:23:23 AM
I have enjoyed the reading of "Limericks in Spanglish -- Trujillo".
Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Hillary's Message for Girls (Poetry) - 6/29/2008 11:17:23 AM
Outstanding PARODY of "IF" by Rudyard Kipling from the magical quills of a wit-wise creative mind.
Thank You for honoring the Poet, and the American Fine Letters.
In respect and gratitude,
Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Hillary's Message for Girls (Poetry) - 6/29/2008 10:38:24 AM
I love it !!!
Harold M. Nash
Limericks in Spanglish -- Trujillo (Poetry) - 3/5/2003 8:24:00 AM
It would have been better with more spanglish words like "el basement"
Limericks in Spanglish -- Trujillo (Poetry) - 2/23/2003 12:36:51 AM
As I Swing from this arbol.
I tell my amor,
this is better than playing on the playground.
She screamed get Down!!!!
Su va a caer!!!
Sure enough I fell on my Head.
Limericks in Spanglish -- Trujillo (Poetry) - 6/1/2002 11:18:00 AM
Muy bueno! Me gusto mucho. Tien buen dia...(((HUGS))) Karla.
Limericks in Spanglish -- Trujillo (Poetry) - 6/1/2002 12:01:12 AM
I love this. Thank you. It felt so great inside my head.
Limericks in Spanglish -- Trujillo (Poetry) - 5/31/2002 11:54:23 PM
Super cute in any language outside of Castillo I laughed so hard falling off my chair and bumped my head "Dios mio".
Limericks in Spanglish -- Trujillo (Poetry) - 5/31/2002 11:43:55 PM