I'm having fun writing poems using only the titles of books:
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Today, Monday Muse watches an animation, "Sea Salt", of a poem by Colorado's Poet Laureate David Mason.
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Sunday's Thought for the Day comes from Toshiro Ogura, a Hiroshima survivor quoted in Rahna Reiko Rizzuto's memoir Hiroshima in the Morning.
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Take some time to chill with today's edition of Saturday Sharing. You'll find links to Urban Ghosts, The Imagination Factory, a Cretaceous Garden, poetry comics, and Gapminder. The edition rounds out with a video of "Rains of Poems Over London".
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Today's All Art Friday spotlights Suhair Sibai, who uses the female form to explore identity and the self; the photography collective Grain; Julia Strand's reference book creations; Karen Margolis's paper art; Alan Turing prints; and Brooklyn's Textile Arts Center.
The round-up highlights exhibitions of Larence Ferlinghetti paintings, graphics, and writings (Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, California), Tamarind Institute's pairings in "AFRO: Black Identity in America and Brazil";…Continue
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I've posted a guided "metta", or "lovingkindness", meditation led by Sylvia Boorstein during a conversation with Krista Tippett of On Being before a live audience in Detroit. I was drawn to how Boorstein framed the meditation as a blessing for oneself. Try the meditation and share your experience of lovingkindness.
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Today's post looks at a video, "Draft of a Voice-Over for Split-Screen Video Loop", a collaboration between artist Amy Sillman and poet Lisa Robertson.
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I've posted a new poem, "Gernika Remembered":
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Monday Muse profiles Judson Mitcham, Georgia's Poet Laureate:
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Today's quote comes from poet and critic John Hollander.
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Today's finds include a garden of LEGO sculptures, the Internet Hall of Fame, a directory of "green" blogs, and a living art project in Italy in which anyone with a gardener's thumb may participate.
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Today's All Art Friday spotlights a survey about persons of high net worth who own art; a Tumblr site featuring pages from Keith Haring's journals; a link to a trailer for a documentary about performance artist Marina Abramovic; and a video feature about Los Angeles figurative artist Ruth Weisberg.
The round highlights exhibitios at the Smart Museum of Art, Chicago (German surrealist Richard Oelze), Queens Museum of Art, The Studio Museum, and El Museo del Barrio, New York City…Continue
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Today's post looks at the Lace Senor project of designers Anja Hertenberger and Meg Grant, who have created clothing that recites poetry.
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Today's post features the terrific trailer for the novel Us by Michael Kimball. The trailer is a beautiful animation by Luca Dipierro.
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Today's poem, "Palm Reading", is dedicated to artist Michelle Rummel, who was featured in the Image-ine series at TweetSpeakPoetry last week. Shell's artwork inspired the poem.
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Monday Muse profiles the Poet Laureate of West Virginia, Marc Harshman, who succeeded Irene McKinney, who died this past February.
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Today's edition of Saturday Sharing will take you below the New York Public Library, show you where to find images of war, let you listen to poetry, and lead you to a place devoted to books. You'll also be liked to the video selection "Crow Moon" and be introduced to "Little Sun" by Olafur Eliasson.…Continue
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Today's All Art Friday spotlights Julian Koschwitz's installations, a new Frank Lloyd Wright gallery in Racine, Wis., sculptor Alice Simpson's dancing-inspired artist books; Magdalena Abakanowicz's "Walking Figures" in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York City, and Pat Steir's color gravure at Crown Point Press. A video of Steir discussing her art also is provided.
The roundup peeks into shows of glass artists at the Museum of Northwest Art (La Conner, Washington) and Chazen Museum of…Continue
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A bit of fun today: Canada's "FlippyCat" took 11 hours and 7,000 dominoes to recreate van Gogh's "Starry Night":
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Today's post profiles the "I Am Unbeatable" campaign of photographer, producer, videographer, writer, and activist Donna Ferrato, who for decades has focused her camera on domestic violence. Included is a video that explains the project for which Ferrato is seeking funding.
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