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On the Ning Nang Nong

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On the Ning Nang Nong Where the Cows go Bong! and the monkeys all say BOO! There’s a Nong Nang Ning Where the trees go Ping! And the tea pots jibber jabber joo. On the Nong Ning Nang All the mice go Clang And you just can’t catch ’em when they do! So its Ning Nang Nong Cows go Bong! Nong Nang Ning Trees go ping Nong Ning Nang The mice go Clang What a […]

Tulips

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The tulips are too excitable, it is winter here. Look how white everything is, how quiet, how snowed-in. I am learning peacefulness, lying by myself quietly As the light lies on these white walls, this bed, these hands. I am nobody; I have nothing to do with explosions. I have given my name and my day-clothes up to the nurses And my history to the anesthetist and my body to surgeons. They have propped my […]

Cool Dude 3

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Poet, artist, printmaker, visionary William Blake (1757-1827) is an unique representative of the (pre-) Romantic period. His work is strongly symbolic, philosophical, mystical and very expressive. Many of his views were unusual at the time; he strongly opposed organised religion (although the New Testament God is often present in his work) and he believed in sexual and racial freedom. Blake professed to have visions from a young age and much of his imagery seems to be […]

Subway Love

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While waiting for a train on a busy platform poet and filmmaker Max Stossel was inspired to create a moving video poem about how we yearn for human connections and how beautiful things may happen to us, if we just keep our hearts and eyes open. *Credits for the video: Writer: Max Stossel, director: Matthew Freidell, choreography: Celia Rowlson-Hall, cinematographer: Sean Ferry, actors/dancers: Rachel Berman & Ryan Weiss ᔥslipperyedge.com

Some Quotes for Today

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In search of some wise and inspiring words to live by you can never go wrong with the 13th-century poet, scholar and Sufi mystic Rumi: Everything you possess of skill, and wealth, and handicraft, wasn’t it first merely a thought and a quest? Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it Dance until you shatter yourself public domain