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From Satire to Symbol to Where is the Poem in That?

Recently in Canada we had a minor brouhaha in Parliament.  A satirical magazine depicted the former Leader of the Opposition wearing a neck brace with his caucus in body casts, wheelchairs, etc… 169 more words

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books i never read

i buy books and sometimes only read a word
or two, (and sometimes one word three times over).
i buy books and pages are never turned. 178 more words

Poetry

I paint, therefore I am.

MAURICIO SPEAKS: “I would define my artwork as a manifestation of self, an extension of my spirit or sub-consciousness, which is still beyond my grasp and lies at the deepest sphere of pure self. 419 more words

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A Mother's Day Beyond the Plastics

A local radio announcer—a male radio announcer—is touting a unique Mother’s Day gift. Since birthing and raising children ruined Mom’s body, treat her to some Mother’s Day plastic surgery! 336 more words

Written Art

Inconvenient Objects Developed

In terms of pursuing the inconvenient objects and people becoming empowered through the experience of the object, I decided to follow through with this in the hope that people would claim the objects, over time if this object should become a burden, they then go through a secondary phase of empowerment, almost catharsis, where they must accept and let go of the object, either my leaving it somewhere or destroying it. 37 more words

Forensic Foraging Photography by William Crawford

William C. Crawford shoots the trite, trivial, & mundane using a photographic style called forensic foraging. Developed by Crawford, Sydney Lensman, and Jim Provencher, forensic foraging downplays extensive computer intervention and emphasizes composition, framing, high color saturation, and contrast. 61 more words

Visual Art

Sun in the Palms: Thirteen Flashes for My Mother by Nancy Kline

1.

Flash!  One minute to the next.

Short circuit in the brain, struck dumb.

When I get the call, I am eight hours away from her, by car.  1,481 more words

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