Charles Clanton Rogers

Reflections based on poetry, music, visual art, book reviews, history of science, first-person history, philosophical essays and International Blogging

INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2016/01/28 Guest Host: Jennifer Calvert A Poem in Four Parts Drip, Part 1 Wild honey, Drip, down her candid heart, Swelling, Fainting, the sight of blood, Paranoia, gapping like a fleshy wound, A maiden of distrust, A dangerous peril of insanity, Exposed to the heat of the sun, Sanctuary within a dappled disparity, …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2016/01/26 Guest Host: Jennifer Calvert  Three Poems: Kill Your Darlings Sweetly she sings, Vocals, like the sound of the wren, High pitched and toned, Beating in the wind, Cutting edge, She risks, her heart, Only to find, It shaded and shun, A shadow without the sun, Darling little one, broken, And fractured, Kill …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2016/01/08 Guest Artist: Josephine of Munich     Josephine’s Gallery Tonight’s The Night ~Entrance to Chinatown   Clean up     Piece of String               Evening   In Picadilly Circus Delay                   The Wind Lovers   Dare to Dream   …

Continue reading   Guess my favorite Matisse.   Matisse I.   Matisse II.     Matisse III.   Matisse IV.   Matisse V. “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” “All grown-ups were once …

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  “You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover. Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor’s direct carving. An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a …

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!  2016  from THE ROGERS POST “As Time Goes By” Rogers & Aukrust. [click this link to purchase] Your mother  [World] says: “You never write!” Start writing the World.  If you don’t have a blog, resolve to start one as a New Year’s resolution. (A year ago I understood 5% about blogging! The blogging …

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  Literary Giants Review: William Faulkner      ” I decline to accept the end of man. It is easy enough to say that man is immortal because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/27 Charlotte Zhou ~ Guest Author/Photographer/Chef Tales of Chinese Cooking RED PAPAYA PUNCH* … Sichuan Mouth Watering Chicken (kou shui ji) Sichuan Mouth Watering Chicken (kou shui ji). “Mouth-watering chicken” or Kou Shui Ji is a very popular cold appetizer dish in China. The dish is basically plain boiled chicken with an intense sauce full …

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In December, I am republishing my top ten posts of 2015; Writers and The  Butterfly ranked number two. [Tiger Swallowtail courtesy of Kathy Shogren] Our potential reader is inundated with shouting media, on large, flat screen televisions or giant cinema’s screen, in spectacular colors and high fidelity stereophonic sound. The protagonist is a Gregory Peck …

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“Out of Nowhere” by the Kim Reynolds Quartet with Steve Rogers on Saxophone. Purchase this MP3 on (click on link) INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/21 GUEST ARTIST: Kathy Shogren- reprise From Kathy’s Gallery Tiger  Swallowtail     Bobcat Mother and Kitten                         Syrphid Impasto Style …

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Art is the most nearly true mirror of our culture and our heritage. One requires music and art to celebrate our culture and heritage. Art is our oldest recorded history; an unvarnished record of History, ccr INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING   – Supplement for Financial Support of The Music Education  I.B. MUSICAL EDUCATION SPECIAL EDITION This is dedicated to my personal musical …

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  Guest Artist- Kathy Shogren – USA  “A Nightingal Sang in Berkeley Square” by Steven Rogers and Lars Aukrust available for purchase at (Click) INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/19     From Kathy’s Gallery Making Kansas Proud           Salsify Blues                 African Daisy Gathering of …

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INTERNATIONAL  BLOGGING 2015/12/16 INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING – lemanshots – the animals butterfly and movement dark water       close up before the jump           My name is Josephine; I live in Munich, Germany. Photography and travelling have long been great passions of mine. In my work as a photographer I present what …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/Russia supplement Editor’s note: I an interrupting my previous publication schedule  to  bring you these important portraits:     A Russian     Some more Russians   Some more Russians Images by Alex Markovitch    “I showed an interest in photography during my early years. My parents …

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  INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING   2015/12/13   Reflections.       My name is Josephine; I live in Munich, Germany. Photography and travelling have long been great passions of mine. In my work as a photographer I present what I see and what I feel through a framework that interests me. I find it liberating what …

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I understand that each doll is painted on request. EDITOR’S NOTE: The Rogers Post is an entirely non-commercial project of a retiree.   The Host of International Blogging presents this post as artistry. These Russian dolls are each Unique Pieces of  Art.  In fact, this is art squared = each doll is a piece of art and …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING  2015/12/09 Guest Artist, MAR HACHE [Martine Heyvaert] – photographer Island of Mallorca Guest Artist, MAR HACHE [Martine Heyvaert] – photographer   Click on the link below for the labels of the images reproduced on this post and Martine’s FB page with a large inventory of images; then return to INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING.

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/05 GUEST ARTIST – ROSE CROSBY – Photography – London “Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” ― Samuel Johnson, The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D. Vol 3 Autumn London – Rose Crosby   My name is …

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