Week #16: The Somewhere Judge
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The Spoon River Anthology (Edgar Lee Masters)
The Circuit Judge
Take note, passers-by, of the sharp erosions
Eaten in my head-stone by the wind and rain—
Almost as if an intangible Nemesis or hatred
Were marking scores against me,
But to destroy, and not preserve, my memory.
I in life was the Circuit judge, a maker of notches,
Deciding cases on the points the lawyers scored,
Not on the right of the matter.
O wind and rain, leave my head-stone alone
For worse than the anger of the wronged,
The curses of the poor,
Was to lie speechless, yet with vision clear,
Seeing that even Hod Putt, the murderer,
Hanged by my sentence,
Was innocent in soul compared with me.
Ready to see through the clear vision of The Circuit Judge?
Cinema Elysium Presents
Somewhere Out There
An American Tail (1986)
Weekly Character Challenges
March - July: EA’s Spoon River
August - November: Anton Chekhov’s Plays
Monthly Mainstage Rehearsal Projects
March - May: O. Henry
June - August: Oz
September - November: Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale
ALL NEW: Weekly Character Challenge
This month we’re setting our sights on the deepest core of character connection.
Expressing the essential beauty of your character’s soul.
Earning the opportunity of a … deathtime.