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James Bardis

Joined 2 years ago. Last activity 6 weeks ago.




A sensitive writer who writes with nostalgia about themes that occupy a space in the vicinity of philiosophy, religion, art, science and the illusion of absolutes created by the shattering of original rhythm and rhyme into "street signs" of every stripe but true..


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  • The Invention of Blue

    The Invention of Blue

    5 weeks ago

    A romp through the history of the metaphor Blue in the West... ( Adapted from "The quest of a true blue M & M" in the International New York Times of Oct. 8-9, 2016 ).

  • One for Daddy-O

    One for Daddy-O

    2 months ago

    From the narrator's childhood and part 2 of The Tale of the Purple People Eater: A story of his flight from a continent at war and his discovery of a childhood passion and provenance for the future..

  • In the Land where Everything is True and Nothing is Lost

    In the Land where Everything is True and Nothing is Lost

    7 months ago

    Mythic story inspired by the film "Act of Killing" re-framing the significance of forensic archaeology and space travel in light of our local and more contemporary barbarism.

  • Hemingway's Eleatic Stranger

    Hemingway's Eleatic Stranger

    2 weeks ago

    A "panoramic" reflection from Hemingway's Paris to Plato's Syracusa to Present day Montreal, as enjoined by the metaphysics of Parmenides...

  • Istanbul, Athens or Rome

    Istanbul, Athens or Rome

    2 months ago

    The author pines for the art of literature in old world manor houses in Eastern empire cities where history hangs in the air tugging at the hairs of his neck all the way back to some primal light...