Warren Falcon

Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
Warren Falcon
Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
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Concordia Discors -Gleanings/Contrasts

'...noons of dryness see you fed' - W. H. Auden

for Josef


Acedia (ah-che-dia) - spiritual or mental sloth; apathy

He has an impulse to confess more than is likely. -Randall Potts
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Concordia Discors - inharmonious harmony: harmony of discordant elements

Our path is a path of roses, but it is also a way of thorns. -Fr. Giovanni Melchior Bosco of the Salesian Society
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Quid velit et possit rerum concordia discors?
What does the discordant harmony of things mean, and what can it do? -Horace

'I confess to myself a perhaps capricious fondness for it.' -Walt Whitman
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....But to stand in the midst of this rerum concordia discors and of this whole marvelous uncertainty and rich ambiguity of existence… -Nietzsche, Gay Science I.2

I am walking among the emerald trees
in the night without end. -Mark Strand
Concordia Discors -Gleanings/Contrasts
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