Mystery Sonatas

By Shane Devine "The Virgin Annunciate" by Antonello da Messina, 1476 A cycle of philosophical sonnets dealing with the universe as understood by modern science and its implications on humanity's understanding of itself. I have long been seeking a way out of the nihilism of materialism, one that is final and complete, without cheap recourse … Continue reading Mystery Sonatas

Hymn to Apollo

By Shane Devine "The father of Psyche sacrificing at the Temple of Apollo" by Claude Lorrain, 1663 O god of Sun! We call your busy rays,Perfecting Earth on Spring's sublime debut,Upon this lawn of land within the gazeOf marble thick and bold portraying You.We gather strong and healthy oxen babes,Who praise your brill'iance for the … Continue reading Hymn to Apollo