Albert Camus

It is not your paintings I like, it is your painting. –Albert Camus, born November 7, 1913 Art by Pieter Oyens 

Tell them about how you’re never really a whole person

Tell them about how you’re never really a whole person if you remain silent, because there’s always that one little piece inside you that wants to be spoken out, and if you keep ignoring it, it gets madder and madder and hotter and hotter, and if you don’t speak it out one day it will … Continue reading

The Cinnamon Peeler, by Michael Ondaatje

If I were a cinnamon peeler I would ride your bed And leave the yellow bark dust On your pillow. Your breasts and shoulders would reek You could never walk through markets without the profession of my fingers floating over you. The blind would stumble certain of whom they approached though you might bathe under … Continue reading

Fragile Web of the Mind « Broken Light: A Photography Collective

Fragile Web of the Mind From Broken Light. Please take a look at this website if you’re not familiar with it. Today is World Mental Health Day. This year’s theme is “Depression: A Global Crisis”. A crisis, indeed. If you are experiencing depression and not yet getting help, please take steps towards beginning your path to recovery. … Continue reading

21 Balançoires (21 Swings) on Vimeo

21 Balançoires (21 Swings) on Vimeo on Vimeo via 21 Balançoires (21 Swings) on Vimeo.

A Prayer for Rain

Let it come down: these thicknesses of air have long enough walled love away from love; stillness has hardened until words despair of their high leaps and kisses shut themselves back into wishing. Crippled lovers lie against a weather which holds out on them, waiting, awaiting some shrill sign, some cry, some screaming cat that … Continue reading

Art Imitating Art Imitating Life

I have a long-time fascination with watching the artist at work, and artist-muse relationships.  These amazing photographs capture the in-the-moment and are definitely worth a look. Lively Morgue: Art Imitating Art Imitating Life – NYTimes.com.

Failing And Flying

Press-Play Poetry: ‘Failing And Flying’ : from NPR. A wonderful poem by Jack Gilbert on life, success, triumph, and the end of glory, before something else happens.

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At Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ today, the peacocks were in full strut. One little visitor dares to get close. But the peacocks are only part of the feast for the eyes.  With 250+ sculptures spread over 42 well-tended acres, you can spend several hours here taking it all in.…

Fishing on the Susquehanna in July

Fishing on the Susquehanna in July by Billy Collins I have never been fishing on the Susquehanna or on any river for that matter to be perfectly honest. Not in July or any month have I had the pleasure–if it is a pleasure– of fishing on the Susquehanna. I am more likely to be found … Continue reading