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Prompt–Sunday, February 5, 2012

Take the color red. Sven Tito Achen’s book “Symbols Around Us” says red can represent beautiful, popular, blood, life, emotion, passion, warmth, heat, fire, bloodshed, bravery, sacrifice, danger, love, war, battle, revolution, socialism, and communism. “In the Roman Catholic Church especially red also stands for the blood of the martyrs. Since 1245 it has been …

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Prompt–Sunday, January 15

For today’s prompt, write something using the symbol crescent. According to “Symbols Around Us” by Sven Tito Achen, “…the beautiful crescent should have been identified with the most exalted powers in life: kings (usually together with the sun) and a variety of gods and especially goddesses” (Achen 16). A spoon could cover the mirror of …

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