Was Marlowe Really Murdered?

The Murder of Christopher Marlowe… The Murder of Christopher Marlowe Was Marlowe Really Murdered?   For the past 50 years or so, a theory has been put forth that Christopher Marlowe was not murdered at all. The proposition is that his killing was faked, and that Marlowe escaped from inevitable prosecution as a heretic byContinue reading “Was Marlowe Really Murdered?”

UnSung Poets : Joyce Kilmer WW1

Alfred Joyce Kilmer (December 6, 1886 – July 30, 1918) was an American journalist, poet, literary critic, lecturer, and editor. Though a prolific poet whose works celebrated the common beauty of the natural world as well as his religious faith, Kilmer is remembered most for a short poem entitled “Trees” (1913), which was published inContinue reading “UnSung Poets : Joyce Kilmer WW1”

Indian Motorcycles 1930-1939

1930-1939 The Art Deco era hits the Indians adorned in a full range of Duco colors, two-tone designs, pinstriping, and decals.  Two new lightweight models debut in 1932, the Motoplane and the Pony Scout.  “Iron Man” Ed Kretz, aboard a Sport Scout, laps the entire field in his win at the 1937 inaugural Daytona 200. Continue reading “Indian Motorcycles 1930-1939”

Unsung Poets… ARAGON There exists a black kingdom which the eyes of man avoid because its landscape fails signally to flatter them. This darkness, which he imagines he can dispense with in describing the light, is error with its unknown characteristics. Error i…s certainty’s constant companion. Error is the corollary of evidence. And anything saidContinue reading

Former Doors Mark 40th Anniversary of Jim Morrison’s Death

Former Doors Mark 40th Anniversary of Jim Morrison’s Death Former members of The Doors have marked the 40th anniversary of Jim Morrison’s death in Paris. On Sunday, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger lit candles at Morrison’s grave in the city’s Pere Lachaise cemetery. Morrison, the band’s lead singer, died of heart failure inContinue reading “Former Doors Mark 40th Anniversary of Jim Morrison’s Death”

Lou Reed Has A New Edgar Allen Poe-Inspired Graphic Novel

Lou Reed been quite busy these days. When he’s not collaborating with Metallica on a record, he’s spending time putting together a graphic novel based around his “spiritual forefather” Edgar Allen Poe, called, appropriately, The Raven. It’s not Reed’s first tangle with the author—in 2003, he released an album, also called The Raven, a Poe-themedContinue reading “Lou Reed Has A New Edgar Allen Poe-Inspired Graphic Novel”

The German Baroness Else Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven’s Poetry

Astride SaddlingUpFromFirNightbrimmed ⎯Clinkstirrupchink!SilverbugleCopperrimmed ⎯Keening ⎯HeathboundRovesMoonPink ⎯StraddlingNeighingStallion :“HUEESSUEESSUEESSSOOOHYEEEEEE PRUSHHEE HEE HEEEEEEAAAOCHKZPNJRPRRRR            HÜ           /     HÜÜ            HÜÜÜÜÜÜ        HÜ-HÜ!”AflushBrinkThroughFoggyBogTheySlink ⎯SinkIntoThrobbBated.HushFalls ⎯Stiffling ⎯ShillCricketsShrill ⎯BullfrogSquallsInflatedBarkRidingMoon’sMica –Groin ⎯Strident! Hark! StallionWhinny’sInThickets. EvFL Aphrodite to Mars(read the original manuscript in the Baroness archives) Flashing blade – Poniard buried – High Flexible tenderness web Abdominal Of Systems Equal steel Shaped Female AflirtContinue reading “The German Baroness Else Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven’s Poetry”

scienceandstuff:  Interesting Theory… Nerve: Anthropologist thinks Shakespeare may have been a pothead To inhale or not to inhale, that is the question. South African anthropologist Francis Thackeray thinks he may have discovered the true source of William Shakespeare’s poetic genius — marijuana. Back in 2001, Thackeray found several clay pipes with evidence of pot andContinue reading

King Of The Literary Links

ATTENTION FELLOW POETS, WRITERS & Ne’er-do-well’s… http://www.everywritersresource.com/Biglist.html Here is a link to the Holy Grail of Magazine Listings that take poetry submissions & prose submissions in some cases as well. There are 2000 links here…. Use them wisely. Best, R.M. King Of The Literary Links