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Sound and Silence

“The sound experience I prefer to all others is the experience of silence.” ~ John Cage “John Cage was an American composer, poet, philosopher and artist. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical instruments, … Continue reading

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Dream Triptych

trip·tych (noun) :  1. an ancient Roman writing tablet with three waxed leaves hinged together 2a. a picture (as an altarpiece) or carving in three panels side by side b: something composed or presented in three parts or sections. I … Continue reading

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An Invitation to the Gathering

“Meanwhile I’m still going to the Cezanne room… I again spent two hours in front of a few pictures today; I sense this is somehow useful for me. ” ~Rilke, Letters On Cezanne It’s been a few months since I … Continue reading

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On Steps of Blue

The flood of September 2011 in Pennsylvania and neighboring states entered my childhood home uninvited and very unwelcomed. There was no loss of life, but it made quite a mess and disrupted the lives of people I love. Thirty years of hard work making a … Continue reading

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Poetry’s Intent

“What syllable are you seeking, Vocalissimus, In the distances of sleep? Speak it.” ~Wallace Stevens, To The Roaring Wind Endeavors have a way of taking on a life of their own and since my posts have recently been leaning more towards … Continue reading

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Rilke’s Roses

“Who, though I cry aloud, would hear me in the angel orders? And should my plea ascend, were I gathered to the glory of some incandescent heart, my own faint flame of being would fail for the glare. Beauty is … Continue reading

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