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 2016/01/08 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   …

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http://www.amazon.com/Soft-Jazz-Steven-Rogers-Aukrust/dp/B00C6Z97QA   Guess my favorite Matisse.   Matisse I.   Matisse II.     Matisse III.   Matisse IV.   Matisse V. http://www.amazon.com/Soft-Jazz-Steven-Rogers-Aukrust/dp/B00C6Z97QA “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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The Degas winner   Now  help me decide between “Tuft of Flowers” and “Mending Wall”. “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost,  1874-1963 “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun; And makes gaps even two can pass abreast. The work of hunters is …

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!  2016  from THE ROGERS POST “As Time Goes By” Rogers & Aukrust. [click this link to purchase] http://www.amazon.com/Soft-Jazz-Steven-Rogers-Aukrust/dp/B00C6Z97QA 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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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 Cdbaby.com (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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  Guest Artist- Kathy Shogren – USA  “A Nightingal Sang in Berkeley Square” by Steven Rogers and Lars Aukrust available for purchase at Amazon.com (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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[I composed this  for my friends who’s first language is something other-than-English. English-first-language speakers  are welcomed to “sing-along”.] Since I became a writer, [I put my hand on a rock, looked up to the Sky and “yowled”: “I am a Writer”(1) – is  there any other credentialing?] —Since I have declared myself to be a …

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INTERNATION BLOGGING   Russian music students   2015/12/12 Here are some more Russians:   This is a companion blogpost to “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are coming! click this link: http://therogerspost.com/2015/12/13/russians-coming/   More Russians photography by Alex Markovich             “I showed an interest in photography during my early years. My …

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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           http://markovich.tv/2015/08/23/contemplative-photography/   “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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  MY SELECT TEN -#6 YOU CAN BE IMMORTAL Same content; posted with corrections of “TAGS” forgive ccr CLANTON1934 6 COMMENTS DECEMBER 11, 2015 Audio Player 00:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. A First-person History of a Twentieth-Century Student [In December, I am reviewing and revising my select Ten posts of 2015] …

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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] – photographerhttp://www.martineheyvaert.com   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. http://martineheyvaert.com/http://www.martineheyvaert.com

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   INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING          Guest Artist: Alex Markovich     Russia I am Alex Markovich. I am 37 (born on April 10, 1978) and live in Russia. I showed an interest in photography during my early years. My parents were always perplexed as to why I took photos of a trees reflection in …

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    Antiquity instructs us: “A picture is worth a thousand words!” By publishing these six images from Urscia Mahring, I am acknowledging the great value of her visual art to my posts. These are images which Urscia has generously provided me to use for banners of some of my posts Charles Clanton Rogers         …

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“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.” Book Review: Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery The Little Prince is Saint-Expurey’s  poetic clairvoyance of truth, beauty, and love. If you have not read it, do not …

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