Category Archives: Check this out

Old Songs Made New #1

This one mesmerizes me in many ways. I have no idea what it means but it makes me drift into a previously undiscovered space in my mind.

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Incantations: The Magic of Reading Aloud

      The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (Lovecraft cover art) by Gervasio Gallardo (b. 1934) I have read this very strange novel to myself and once to my then 3 year son, who loved it when I read him anything. I have … Continue reading

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Go Blind Today Already: 3 Poems by Paul Celan

From Breathturn Go Blind Today already eternity too is full of eyes — Where in drowns, what helped the images over the path they came, Where in expires, what took you out of  language with a gesture that you let … Continue reading

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Keep Only What You Need

from SYNTHETIC ZERØ

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A Map to the Next World

By Joy Harjo In the last days of the fourth world I wished to make a map for those who would climb through the hole in the sky.  My only tools were the desires of humans as they emerged from … Continue reading

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These are the Good Old Days

Wait until now becomes then, then you will see how happy we were. Paraphrased from Susan Sontag, Unguided Tour  

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The Problem is Civil Obedience

via Video: Matt Damon reads from Howard Zinn’s “The Problem is Civil Obedience”

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