Monthly Archives: November 2009

Hangzhou, Lake of the Poets by Marie Ponsot : The Poetry Foundation [poem] : Find Poems and Poets. Discover Poetry. Hangzhou, Lake of the Poets MORNING Reading the bones, wetting a fingertip to trace archaic characters, I feel a breeze of silence flow up past my wrist, icy. Can I speak here? The bones say I must. As the … Continue reading

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Springing- – Poetry, Poems, Bios &More Springing In a skiff on a sunrisen lake we are watchers. Swimming aimlessly is luxury just as walking loudly up a shallow stream is. As we lean over the deep well, we whisper. Friends at hearths are drawn to … Continue reading

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Online NewsHour: Poetry Series | PBS Tonight on the NewsHour: Marie Ponsot has published several books of poems, including most recently, “Easy” (2009), “Springing” (2002) and “The Bird Catcher” (1998), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for the 1999 … Continue reading

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Full Cold Moon (still two days forward) | Flickr – Photo Sharing! Sonnet LXXXI And now you’re mine. Rest with your dream in my dream. Love and pain and work should all sleep, now. The night turns on its invisible wheels, and you are pure beside me as a sleeping amber. … Continue reading

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Miles Mode – John Coltrane Quintet featuring Eric Dolphy From the Eric Dolphy discography at Red Planet (aka Miles Mode) has been the subject of a lot of discussion over the past couple of years. This page summarizes some of this discussion in the hope that we … Continue reading

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Shambhala – Buddhism Basics In doing metta practice, we gently repeat phrases that are meaningful in terms of what we wish, first for ourselves and then for others. We begin by befriending ourselves. The aspirations we articulate should be deeply felt and somewhat … Continue reading

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BANJARA Ziskakan is one of the most successful bands to come out of Madagascar. The band is the true fusion of its mix population of African, European, Creole and Indian. Banjara sees bandleader Gilbert Pouina on location paying homage to … Continue reading

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