john_j_enright (john_j_enright) wrote,

Arcadia Played

Tonight I went to see a lively production of Arcadia, by Tom Stoppard.  The play is amazingly clever.  It's set partly in the Romantic Era and partly in contemporary times.   Some of the contemporary people are trying to reconstruct what happened back in the early 1800's.

Underneath the cleverness and comedy and magic
the story's horribly sad, even tragic.

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    Wet asphalt under cloudy skies Reflecting the glowing yellow-white eyes Of cars responsibly creeping To work when they’d rather be sleeping.

  • Homophonic

    A scene is something that's seen. So, based upon what they mean, I thought they were related - But they're not, and I'm feeling deflated!

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    Jupiter’s line of moons, Saturn’s shining ring, Luna’s dusty craters - These are spectacular things, All brought here tonight To my own wondering…

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