“The High King of Ireland” (Part II)

The following is part II of a chapter in the forthcoming book Irish Folklore: Cú Chulainn and the Ulster Cycle (3,400 words). Read part I here. https://www.whitepeoplepress.com/product/irish-folklore-cu-chulainn-and-the-ulster-cycle/ While he and…

The Purpose of Art

What is the purpose of art? The question may be of little interest to most since the answer seems so obvious. We have been told over and over, in school…

Poetry is Inherently Nationalistic

Poetry is inherently Nationalistic. For I could never taste the full meaning, melody, syntax, or wordplay of a Swedish poem (as an example of a language, foreign to this author).…