Patrick James Sheehan

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Tiresias embraces the topography of Rome and the structures of rhetoric as reflected in the extraordinary lives of an erudite couple who share a love for classic literature, art, music, film and the words that continue to bind them when the malleability of gender is confronted by the rigidity of fate.

The historical sense involves a perception, not only of the pastness of the past, but of its presence.
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)   The Sacred Wood   1921

The Ganges from Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Located at the Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy.

Two souls follow a path laid out by the ancients to discover the one thing that can alter destiny.

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The closed loop of love and destiny encircles a man and his deceased wife.