Anemone

Summer for thee grant I may beWhen summer days are flown!Thy music still when whippoorwillAnd oriole are done! For thee to bloom, I’ll skip the tombAnd sow my blossoms o’er!Pray gather me, Anemone,Thy flower forevermore! Emily Dickinson – Poems (1858) In this poem Emily Dickinson claims that love can do anything. Even death becomes nothing,… Read More Anemone

Venus de Milo

On 8 April 1820 the famous ancient statue Venus de Milo was discovered on the Aegean island of Melos (Milos in modern Greek) . It was presented to Louis XVIII, who donated it to the Louvre the following year. The marble statue, which is believed to depict Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty… Read More Venus de Milo