Mylah De Leon

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Photos can sing like a Russian novel

WORDS are mere grace notes, and I’ve dealt with them all my life. They are adequate for many of our purposes, even indispensable for most.  They can, of course, be immeasurably beautiful and graceful. But they can’t do everything. Testimonial … Continue reading

July 01, 2017

Suddenly, it’s summer

“Summer time and the living is easy,” says Gershwin. It is more mellow than autumn, more tender than spring and away from the inhospitable glare of spring. Summer has officially arrived and been felt. It’s that season when time stands … Continue reading

June 28, 2017

The fast food of literature

Unlike the novelist, the poet nor a playwright, columnists are not performing center ring. They must be contented with their self-imposed role of being second-class citizens in the world of literati. With this undisciplined existence, a columnist is licensed to … Continue reading

June 24, 2017

The worship of style

At first, you might think it is the elegant figure, a matchless style, and mysterious allure.  With or without makeup, she is always put together and utterly self confident, imbued with natural, some could be insolently thin, casually chic and … Continue reading

June 21, 2017

Father knows best

My father is the kind of man I’ve always dreamed of:  kind to the weak, fierce to the arrogant, generous to those who loved him, ruthless to those who will order him around. Today as a whole nation of sons … Continue reading

June 17, 2017

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