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Rereading John Berger: Here Is Where We Meet

The news of John Berger’s death in January encouraged me to read some of his books again. One of my favourites has always been Here Is Where We Meet… 2,671 more words


Oldest Known Cave Paintings in Werner Herzog's 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams'

Directed by Werner Herzog in 2010, Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a unique documentary about the Chauvet Cave in southern France, which has the oldest known cave paintings (with some being about 32,000 years old).   128 more words

WHEN WE MET TODAY (A hypnagogic image)

We were lions together

Once standing erect

Dredlockian manes of singed gold

Mingled in the sooty sunlight

Front paws entwined

Walking upright as one

Never to be separated… 37 more words


Your Hands

Life has seeped

From these splintery bones,

Humbled stone heart

Of a labyrinthine womb.

Breathe onto this ferrous skin,

Shade of sangre.

Press your hand to me, 13 more words


Friday Reads

Good Morning!

I usually enjoy this time of year. I also usually enjoy the political season even though there are candidates here and there that make me very mad. 1,758 more words

Morning Reads

Ancient caves, a whiff of lavender

In the valleys and hills of Ardèche, about an hours drive from Avignon, lies a cave. The entrance to the cave has been blocked by many years of erosion and rockslides, and the road roped off, but once it was full of life. 830 more words