Memento Mori: Remember We Die

A Stoic Approach To The Inevitable “What really frightens and dismays us is not external events themselves, but the way in which we think about them. It is not things that disturb us, but our interpretation of their significance.” ― Epictetus If you read my most recent poetry book you would’ve seen a section titled: What the gods soundContinue reading “Memento Mori: Remember We Die”

How To Deal With Tragedy

What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today     “He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra     I’m an English teacher at an all-boys school, and sometimes it’s my job to make high school boys interested in literature that was writtenContinue reading “How To Deal With Tragedy”