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Ástralía, Sidney: Á Citroenbíl í snjóskafli

Það er ótrúlegt að sitja hér í Ástralíu á mánudagsmorgni klukkan 9:45. Himinninn er blár og geislar sólarinnar endukastast af hvítu þaki óperunnar sem blasir við mér héðan úr AirBnB íbúðinni. 1,086 more words

The disorienting Side of DisOrientation

Dis-O…The side of the final annual JVC retreat, ReO/DisO, that I didn’t expect to find myself quite so soon.

Dis-Orientation. It makes so much sense…There was an Orientation, a Re-Orientation, and now a Dis-Orientation. 829 more words

Little Stellar Status

Hippo ate a dipper
of little stellar status
just this afternoon,

swishing his brandy
in preparation
for a siesta

to last seven hours
or six and a half… 11 more words


Song Analyses #52: Erland and the Carnival - Daughter / East India Youth - Song for a Granular Piano

Title: ‘Daughter’
Where to find it: ‘Closing Time’ (2014, Full Time Hobby)
Performed by: Erland and the Carnival
Words by: Erland Cooper

Title: ‘Song for a Granular Piano’ 1,450 more words


Midnight Ramble

Turning the key, I hear the wheels scratching the tar and asphalt, metal struts hitting cement. The skateboarders like the open space–and the night. This corner of the strip mall is recessed, secreted at night far from the beaming boulevard with auto showcases and fast food restaurants. 835 more words



summer’s last flowers
among the dead grass
in pale lilac leaves

Carpe Diem
Colorful Leaves

Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille
Indian Summer


A Week with the Music of Tom Waits: Part 2

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It’s the following afternoon and I find myself on the way to Lincoln, IL, about a 45-minute trip. As I pull onto Interstate 474, I’m greeted with the orchestral “Tom Traubert’s Blues.” Despite nothing but a one-off live album ( 931 more words