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Absurdity in the face of overwhelming hypocrisy and paranoia

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April Poem #2

End of the Day   In the long evening of April through the cool light          Baille’s two sheep dogs sail down the lane like magpies for the flock a moment before he appears near the oaks … Continue reading

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Coffee Shop 7 am Last Day of January Just Before the Rain

People talk so much about the small bits of minutia as if the details of life matter. Tomorrow it will be another little thing to talk about. I feel like a tired old man when I talk like that, but … Continue reading

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Science, Silence and the Sound of Spirit

Two Poems by Jane Hirshfield   ON THE FIFTH DAY On the fifth day the scientists who studied the rivers were forbidden to speak or to study the rivers. The scientists who studied the air were told not to speak of … Continue reading

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Heaven Is A Traffic Jam On The 405

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
I have been on the 405 many times at rush hour, and there where some days when the isolation and total lack of agency, except to inch the car forward at odd intervals, somehow relieved me of the need to … Continue reading

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Quiet Please! I Am Trying to Hear The Ghosts Behind The Scenery.

  I have always felt that there was a dialogue going on imperceptible to my inadequate senses like voices mumbling in another room, mumbling made up of light and waves and interruptions and strings of events, as if, with a … Continue reading

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Composing the Present: An Interview with John Cage

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
related interview with Cage http://pd.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/fa/2009/07/20090731_fa_02.mp3

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