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Kintsugi (きんつぎ) & Beauty through Overcoming

Collectively speaking, how a culture views and responds to brokenness, setbacks, and pain says something about the character of that culture. At least in my experience, trying to locate and separate this thread for purposes of comparison can be a … Continue reading

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Poetry Makes Nothing Happen

As an artist and as a student of art, I’ve spent a lot of time contemplating the role and importance of art in the world.  With so much suffering and turmoil, there are times when the pursuit of expression can … Continue reading

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Synesthesia – A Brief Documentary

When I was just starting off as a poet, sending my work out to small presses, I had the pleasure of conversing with an editor who took the time to really work with me on a poem.  He told me … Continue reading

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Tony Hoagland – Hostess

Hostess   All I remember from that party is the little black dress of our hostess held up by nothing more than a shoestring of raw silk   which kept slipping off her shoulder – So the whole time she … Continue reading

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