Category Archives: my museum of inspiration

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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Capturing Light: Investigations of Color in Words, Music and Images #5:

June and Everything After More Than Enough BY MARGE PIERCY The first lily of June opens its red mouth.  All over the sand road where we walk  multiflora rose climbs trees cascading  white or pink blossoms, simple, intense  the scene drifting … Continue reading

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Capturing Light: Investigations of Color in Words, Music and Images #3

 Colors in Love A Love Song by William Carlos Williams I lie here thinking of you:— the stain of love is upon the world! Yellow, yellow, yellow it eats into the leaves, smears with saffron the horned branches that lean … Continue reading

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Capturing Light: Investigations of Color in Words, Music and Images #2

Shades of Blue   BLUES Scotch Blue, is Berlin blue, mixed with a considerable portion of velvet black, a very little grey, and a slight tinge of carmine red. Prussian Blue, is Berlin blue, with a considerable portion of velvet … 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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