Theme: "The New Romantic'
...or maybe it could be the 'neuro-mantic',
shaman of the nervous system,
master of the rattled gourd, maybe the old romanticism
never left us moderns,
but for one night let's entertain a different possibility,
a different yearning.
What could be more forward/'avant'/out-there??!
1often capitalized a (1): a literary, artistic, and
philosophical movement originating in the 18th century,
chiefly by a reaction against neoclassicism and an emphasis
on the imagination and emotions, and marked especially in
English literature by sensibility and the use of
autobiographical material, an exaltation of the
primitive and the common man, an appreciation of
external nature, an interest in the remote,
a predilection for melancholy