I found the poetry inside of her. ~Roberto Bolaño Everyone one of us is an evolving poem, poetry written with the breaths we exhale, in the silent spaces between the words we speak, in an eye twinkling love. Advertisements
I want to write in the form of migrating geese like an arrow pointing South toward a direction of safety. ~Terry Tempest Williams My favorite arrangements of words are those that share information wrapped in poetic phrases, those with the ability to paint dry text information with meaningful imagery. It is an ability with the […]
Poetry and revolution before breakfast. ~Edward Abbey Poetry and revolution. Revolution and poetry. Two human expressions with the power to ignite the human soul. Revolution is poetry in action, the physical manifestation of the collective human spirit striving to create a new reality. Poetry speaks revolutionary ideas, incites revolutionary emotions.
Art has no right answer. The best we can hope for is an interesting answer. ~Seth Godin What emotion does a painting evoke? What revolution is contained in the stanza of a poem? What image is birthed in a song? What pain opened the gateway to a story? I see art not as an interesting […]
Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners. ~Edward Abbey The Latin American understanding of the Spanish word, Desaparecidos, means a person who has disappeared, presumed killed by members […]
I am still haunted When god rent the temple curtain And my father’s silence crashed into my world, Rupturing a heart still carrying his blood Silence engulfing my soul.
I wish to understand my wife The way an old couple converses, Stories revealed in the flash of eyes dark as teak, Volumes understood in the silence between kisses, Epics communicated in pursed lips, Affection shared in light caresses of fingertips More connection than newlyweds share in a Thousand whirlwind conversations More understood in silence […]