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The Composer

“Making eye contact with adults while dressed as a clown is risky.” —Douglas Coupland

clown noseEd Shapiro, the composer of this site,* risks playing the fool for metaphor—except foolers which make one think it is time that takes wing when they’re having fun.

“Time is making fools of us again.” —J.K. Rowling

Ed’s labor of love is using the language of imagination, metaphor, to compose a true tall tale for all seasons, timeless as an ageless mariner’s memoir-in-progress.

“If a thing loves, it is infinite.” —William Blake

It is a story that transcends time’s illusions.

“True love stories never have endings.” —Richard Bach

It may go a bit over the top, but the metaphor that floats the story is anchored in reason, between the lines, by the thoughts of more-or-less rational minds.

“You don’t see something until you have the right metaphor to let you perceive it.” Robert Stetson Shaw

For making eye contact with oneself, says one who risks playing metaphor’s fool, the language of imagination is an eye-opener.

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” —Marcel Proust


*So to speak, in the sense of arranging thoughts on a theme for a composition. For contact, use the email form on this page. Include your information for reply.


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