Posts made in November, 2011

“The Soul in Golden Dreams”

Posted on Nov 29, 2011

“The Soul in Golden Dreams”

"Chopin's Preludes are compositions of an order entirely apart... they are poetic preludes, analogous to those of a great contemporary poet, who cradles the soul in golden dreams..." Shhh. Listen. Let your soul dream.

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Said: The Red Wheelbarrow

Posted on Nov 29, 2011

Said: The Red Wheelbarrow

"No ideas but in things," he advised. Here now, one of my all-time favorite poems by one of America's greatest treasures, the poet William Carlos Williams.

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Said: Your Life is Your Life

Posted on Nov 26, 2011

Said: Your Life is Your Life

Your life is your life. And you are marvelous. One of Bukowski's gems, just for you.

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Truths About the First Thanksgiving

Posted on Nov 22, 2011

Truths About the First Thanksgiving

Not at Plymouth, but here, in Virginia. That's where it all began: the truth about Thanksgiving in the United States.

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Said: A Marvelous Victory

Posted on Nov 17, 2011

Said: A Marvelous Victory

"To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives...." Howard Zinn on: what to do now.

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