Tag Archives: Maurice Sendak

A Collage Poem of Random Pieces

…we’re riddled with pointless talk, insane quantities of words and images. Stupidity’s never blind or mute. So it’s not a problem of getting people to express themselves but of providing little gaps of solitude and silence in which they might eventually find … Continue reading

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Some More Ways to Sustain and Develop Open Minds.

Illustration by Maurice Sendak Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments for teachers who wish to promote the development of open minds. 1: Do not feel absolutely certain of anything. 2: Do not think it worthwhile to produce belief by concealing evidence, for … Continue reading

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Lost! Tricked / Trumped / Dumped! (Maurice Sendak)

Originally posted on Biblioklept:
From Maurice Sendak’s We Are All Down in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, which seems to me a more important book than ever.

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7 things you may or may not want to know about me.

I have been very busy catching up on the things I did not do last month because I was writing, but now I am back and ready to write everyday. Thanks to Ms. Moonbeam, who tagged me, I have a … Continue reading

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