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This Is a Poem That Heals Fish: An Almost Unbearably Wonderful Picture-Book About How Poetry Works Its Magic – Brain Pickings

“A poem … is when you are in love and have the sky in your mouth.” BY MARIA POPOVA “Poetry can break open locked chambers of possibility, restore numbed zones to feeling, recharge desire,” Adrienne Rich wrote in contemplating the … Continue reading

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Insomniac City: Bill Hayes’s Extraordinary Love Letter to New York, Oliver Sacks, and Love Itself – Brain Pickings

“The most we can do is to write — intelligently, creatively, evocatively — about what it is like living in the world at this time.” BY MARIA POPOVA “If you are too much like myself, what shall I learn of … Continue reading

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Daniel Lozakovitj, at age 13, plays W.A.Mozart Violin Concerto in G Major- YouTube

This week, Deutsche Grammophon announced that it will begin a ‘long-term association’ with 15-year-old Swedish violinist Daniel Lozakovitj. Lozakovitj, the youngest musician currently signed to the label, will record one of the violin repertoire’s most mature works in his first … Continue reading

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25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer

Because mistakes are the portals of discovery. Source: 25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer

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Wild Horses

Wild, wild horses, couldn’t drag me away faith has been broken tears must be cried so let’s do some living after we die wild horses couldn’t drag me away wild wild horses we’ll ride them some day wild horses couldn’t … Continue reading

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Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul

4 minutes | “The world is missing what I am ready to give: My Wisdom, My Sweetness, My Love and My hunger for Peace.” Source: Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry on How to Be a Poet and a Complete Human Being | Brain Pickings

Live a three-dimensioned life; stay away from screens. Stay away from anything that obscures the place it is in. There are no unsacred places; there are only sacred places and desecrated places. via Wendell Berry on How to Be a … Continue reading

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Pico Iyer on What Leonard Cohen Teaches Us about the Art of Stillness | Brain Pickings

It takes courage, of course, to step out of the fray, as it takes courage to do anything that’s necessary, whether tending to a loved one on her deathbed or turning away from that sugarcoated doughnut. The Art of Stillness, … Continue reading

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I am alive and walking

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
How important it must be to someone that I am alive and walking, and that I have written these poems. This morning the sun stood right at the end of the road and waited…

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T.G.I.F.: 1:55 min Dance to your Morning Commute

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http://youtu.be/SB_0vRnkeOk Smart, the company behind the original smart car, has devised a clever way to help pedestrians wait for the walk signal and keep the streets safer — a dancing traffic light. By projecting…

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