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September-Hermann Hesse


Der Garten trauert,
kühl sinkt in die Blumen der Regen.
Der Sommer schauert
still seinem Ende entgegen.

Golden tropft Blatt um Blatt
nieder vom hohen Akazienbaum. 122 more words


Poco a poco

My DuoLingo adventure continues… Every day, for 19 days so far (I passed my record at 5), I meet a small ‘DuoLingoal’ of 20 points, in my chosen language, Italian. 481 more words

Quote for the day - August 30

“The desperate clinging to the self and the desperate clinging to life are the surest way to eternal death, while the power to die, to strip one’s self naked, and the eternal surrender of the self bring immortality with them”.

Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf


Ode to Trees

“Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach, undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life.” 916 more words

Creative Writing

musicology #0698

Mass #4

Portishead – Undenied

“Through night or day, cathedral or the cave,
We pass forever, craving form that binds.”




Robert Walser, Berlin Stories

From Nicholas Lezard (The Guardian)

Those of you compelled to take public transport might find some wisdom in this piece of advice on what to do if the journey goes past the half-hour mark, and is getting tedious: “You look straight ahead. 266 more words


musicology #0697

Mass #3

: देविका (Devika) –

Lonnie Liston Smith and the Cosmic Echoes

a Hymn to Constance…https://themusicologist.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/04-devika-goddess-chants-lonnie-liston-smith-the-cosmic-echoes-visions-of-a-new-world.mp3

“No permanence is ours; we are a wave that flows to fit whatever form it finds”…