Category Archives: paying attention

All About That Action

This movie has more truth per frame than most American’s will feel comfortable with, the truth and reality of our nation’s brutal use of oppression and violence delivered beast mode style. If you watch it with an open mind you … Continue reading

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From This Threshold, Take a Little Step

Whoever you are: some evening take a step out of your house, which you know so well. Enormous space is near, your house lies where it begins, whoever you are… The world is immense… Rainer Maria Rilke   Leonora Carrington, … Continue reading

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No Dress Rehearsal

    The head of the year The moon is dark tonight, a new moon for a new year. It is hollow and hungers to be full. It is the black zero of beginning. Now you must void yourself of … Continue reading

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Silence and Words

Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It’s awful. So all things limp together for the only possible. In the immense confusion one thing alone is clear. I forgive nobody. Nothing to do but stretch out comfortably on the rack, in … Continue reading

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Topology of Hope

Those consequences in a Mobius strip world where everything folds back into our own lives are not just “out there” but “in here” in our own souls, where the corrosive acid of self-deceit challenges the American belief that we are … Continue reading

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When You Think You See Clearly, Look Again!

    You think dark is just one color, but it ain’t. There’re five or six kinds of black. Some silky, some woolly. Some just empty. Some like fingers. And it don’t stay still, it moves and changes from one … Continue reading

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How To Be Yourself Awake; 3 Poems

By Tony Hoagland, from What Narcissism Means to Me   2 BY NAOMI SHIHAB NYE The Art of Disappearing When they say Don’t I know you? say no. When they invite you to the party remember what parties are like before answering. … Continue reading

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