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Acceptance (a haiku)

They ask so meekly

“Accept this.” As if it were

some innocent thing.

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Happy Birthday Jack Kerouac!

He was a wide spirit, a dazzling voice that revealed a landscape of art and metaphor, a believer in humanity, a dreamer, a doer and an explorer of metaphysical consciousness. 721 more words

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Debuts on PBS

I think it would be virtually impossible to make a lackluster film about writer, singer, dancer, actress, poet, director and social activist Maya Angelou. An electrifying presence in every medium she mastered, Dr. 903 more words

Film

Universal Languages

Music needed                                                                                                                                                      no  translation  violin                                                                                                                             bittersweet, saxophone bold, drum heart and the                                                               xylophone shining.

Color needed                                                                                                                                                    no translation red passion                                                                                                                      black mystery, bridal white,  yellow  and the sun’s                                                                    bread  of life. 41 more words

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Dowson's Cynara poem - a microlecture.

Another microlecture, this time on Ernest Dowson’s “Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae Sub Regno Cynarae”.

Culture

To Criticize

We can’t blame them. After all,                                                                                                               we pay them to criticize.

Art critics, film critics, literary critics, television critics, political critics, critical analysts

Anyone… 43 more words

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Can a Woman Paint and Be a Writer?

Can a woman practise more than one art? asks Jane Kohut-Bartels, and answers it perfectly in her blog – Lady Nyo’s Weblog:

I received a comment recently on my blog about this issue.

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