Accountability by Proxy!

Social distancing is a matter of preference and a wellspring of self-discovery, expression and creativity. Isolation is different today than it was yesterday. What tomorrow brings, no one knows. 

By Emily Dickinson, Jack Kerouac, Paulo Coelho,

May 15, 2022
7 min read

Accountability by Proxy!

The Soul selects her own Society — Then — shuts the Door — To her divine Majority — Present no more —"
— Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
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Consuming an Apple, I live in the G Suite, down the Street from the Amazon

Accountability by Proxy!

The Soul selects her own Society — Then — shuts the Door — To her divine Majority — Present no more —"
— Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

The titled responsion is...

Social distancing is a matter of preference and a wellspring of self-discovery, expression, and creativity. Isolation is different today than it was yesterday. What tomorrow brings, no one knows.

Many people think of Emily Dickinson when they think of poetry. Her poems are well known throughout the United States and the world. There is a reason for this. She wrote a variety of poems that were both popular and oftentimes controversial at the same time. Her poems contain a lot of imagery that many people take great delight in. While many of her poems are very sad, others are more romantic. Her poetry is one that speaks of many different emotions and how they affect the reader.

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Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts into a prominent family with strong ties to its community.
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While there are many things that people who read Dickinson as a poet can learn about the lives of those who wrote their words, the most interesting thing about her poetry is how she never gave them names. Instead, she writes her poems by the first lines, so that the reader can see the relationship between the words. In some of her most famous poems, the first line can mean many different things, while others can be read as a declaration that Dickinson feels confident in her own opinions and decisions. Some of her poems are so famous that they are considered classics, and even though they have been translated into many different languages, the most commonly used version is the American version.

The title of this article is "Emily Dickinson As She Seeks Him Soul Chooses Her Own Society" and this article is about that poem. The poet is trying to find love, which is a challenge that many women face and the poem makes it clear that even though the women are not quite mature yet, they still have the ability to make the choice of who they want to spend their time with. It's up to them to take control of what happens in their own lives.

Moving On Just In Case

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life."
— Jack Kerouac (1922-1969)

The quote reminds me of a Jewish ideal where home is where you happen to be. Bent earthward we are already artificially intelligent, heliotropicly so.

Kerouac. Ginsberg. Burroughs. These are the most famous names of the Beat Generation, but in fact, they were only the front line of a much more wide-ranging literary and cultural movement. This critical history takes readers through key works by these authors but also radiates out to discuss dozens more writers and their works, showing how they all contributed to one of the most far-reaching literary movements of the post-World War II era. Moving from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, this book explores key aesthetic and thematic innovations of the Beat writers, the pervasiveness of the Beatnik caricature, the role of the counterculture in the post-war era, the involvement of women in the Beat project, and the changing face of Beat political engagement during the Vietnam War era.

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Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation.
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Jean-Louis Rabelais was born in France in 1922. He spent a lot of time in Paris, but was originally from Montreal, where he received his education and lived in poverty. His mother died when he was young, and he was forced to work as a schoolteacher for many years in order to pay the bills. When he finally obtained a degree in journalism, it did not last very long, as he soon found that there was little money to support his family.

After he was denied citizenship in America, Jack Kerouac emigrated to the United States in the late fifties and settled in New York City, where he befriended many French American people, including future Beat writers Ginsberg and Burroughs. As well as being the most prolific writer in American history, he also was perhaps the most "beat" or rebellious, often taking drugs and experimenting with things like LSD and marijuana. This, of course, led to many arrests, prison time, and eventually his death, although some believe that he actually did die of a drug overdose. Although the precise cause of his death is still unclear, it was determined that he had an undiagnosed heart condition.

A Double Conspiracy Theory

So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you."
— Paulo Coelho (1947-present)

The titled responsion is...

The Alchemist, a brilliant Portuguese novel by Paulo Coelho, was released in the United Kingdom last month. Many people are interested in this book because it is so different. Coelho's debut novel, The Merchant of Venice, was a masterpiece that I recommend to everyone, as is The Alchemist. The book is a must-read for anyone interested in the world of magic.

The protagonist in The Alchemist is Santiago, who lives in a small Spanish village called Santa Maria de Las Americas. He is a shepherd boy who is known as "Santiago" in his village. The whole story begins when Santiago receives an anonymous letter containing a mysterious parcel. It contains an unknown substance, which he suspects to be an elixir, which will help him solve the mystery surrounding his family. With this elixir, he hopes to win back the love of his life, Maria, whom he has lost to an evil wizard. The mysterious parcel leads him to believe that the wizard wants to steal this elixir for himself. He decides to solve the mystery surrounding his family, but also to solve the mystery of the elixir.

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Paulo Coelho de Souza is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is best known for his novel The Alchemist. In 2014, he uploaded his personal papers online to create a virtual Paulo Coelho Foundation.
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The whole universe that Coelho creates is so very powerful. The novel is set in a medieval society with many different kinds of magic, ranging from fairies to dragons. This creates a very magical and beautiful feeling throughout the whole story. The narrator explains each step in the story in great detail, giving the reader a sense of wonderment and awe at the whole novel. It's just as well that the narrator is such an amazing writer, as the whole story is captivating. After all, we wouldn't want to waste our time reading something that wasn't as engaging as it could be.

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