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we are made for art, memory, poetry, oblivion

The gods make trouble to spur us write and sing songs (Homer); we write down everything we see in the world (Mallarme). Mallarme’s full statement was “Tout au monde existe pour aboutir a un livre,” which means everything in the world exists to end up in a book. 121 more words

The Sweet Life

Seven Days, Seven Nights: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, DJ David Guetta among week's top entertainment picks

Monday, March 30

Montreal jazz drummer Jim Doxas can be heard on more than 150 albums and soundtracks, is a favourite at jazz festivals worldwide, has been nominated for Academy and Grammy awards, won Felix and Juno awards, and will lead his Monday night jam session at Upstairs Jazz Bar and Grill (1254 Mackay St.) – crowned one of the top 100 jazz bars in the world by Downbeat magazine – with special guests Adrian Vedady (bass) and Greg Amirault (guitar). 803 more words

Entertainment

Word of the Day #1 - I'd bet my bottom dollar

If you have one dollar only in your pocket, you may want to preserve it. However, if you are entirely confident about a fact, there is nothing to risk betting your last coin, right? 250 more words

Meaning

Borges on the Demonic Origin of Nightmares.

“In all of these words there is an idea of demonic origin, the idea of a demon who causes the nightmare. I believe it does not derive simply from a superstition. 26 more words

Demons

Seven Heartaches

He sees the stars shine in the sky
The sun rising every morning
He wonders if he’ll forget her face
With every new day dawning… 139 more words

Poetry

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Full Moon over New York City July 25, 2010 by Anthony Quintano
License (according to Flickr): Attribution License

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From "Plate of Fear"

This is an excerpt from one of my favorite stories. I was stumped for a writing idea and I turned to one of many online sites that offer prompts–little bites to kick off a story. 2,201 more words