Category Archives: Collage Essay

On Grief

By Dave Hood The loneliness without you is beyond belief I can’t come to terms with this feeling called grief ~Paul Brown Loss evokes grief. And grief expresses itself as mental pain and suffering, sorrow, depression, mental anguish. The most powerful … Continue reading

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Personal Essay: On Self

By Dave Hood What is “self?” For most people, self means personal identity. Self answers the question: Who am I? Self is also part of the psyche or mind. It is a collection of experiences and memories, thoughts and emotions, … Continue reading

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Segmented Essay: On Love

By Dave Hood What is love? According to Webster’s dictionary, love has several definitions: First, love is a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties, such as maternal love for a child. Love can also be … Continue reading

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Essay: On Sex

By Dave Hood What is sex? Sex means different things to different people. Hunter Thompson said, “Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex.” Mae West said, “Sex is an emotion in motion.” Woody Allen said, “Sex is … Continue reading

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The Segmented Essay: The Photograph

By Dave Hood What is a photograph? It is a representation of reality, and expression of the creative impulse, an abstraction of an object or thing, an illusion of sensory details, a manipulation of pixels into art. *** The photograph … Continue reading

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Collage Essay: On History

By Dave Hood What is history? History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, misfortunes of mankind.—Edward Gibbons. *** History is who we are and why we are the way we are.—David McCullough *** History is the analysis … Continue reading

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On Truth: In Search for a Definition

Thursday, July-25-13 Dave Hood Many people believe they are right about most things. Sometimes, they’ll tell you bluntly, “I’m right, and you’re wrong.” Others will passionately argue their points. Some will make a sarcastic comment: “Where did you learn that?” … Continue reading

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