Category Archives: Art

Canta, Canta Amigo, Canta


 Canta, canta amigo canta Letra e música: António Macedo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLiCZCYon68 Canta canta amigo canta                                         Sing, my friend, sing vem cantar a nossa canção                                     come and sing our song tu sozinho não és nada                                            you alone are nothing juntos temos … Continue reading

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Pasárgada


I hope you will enjoy this evocative poem by Manuel Bandeira.  Across the world voices rise in song but are lost in the cacophony of language and time.  It is a privilege to make some voices accessible to those who … Continue reading

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Body Modification: The Crucification of Sebastian Horsley (film)


Body Modification   I have occasionally been curious about body modification.  This undoubtedly comes from my own experience with body modification in the 1960s.  To be sure this has become a far more sophisticated art since I pierced my left … Continue reading

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Frost: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening


Another poem by Frost.  More widely known but suggested by a reader.  Anything that can quell the fire of world violence on a Sunday evening is a welcome respite. – Carlos Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening BY ROBERT FROST … Continue reading

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ee cummings: i carry your heart with me


i carry your heart with me i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never without it (anywhere i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing, … Continue reading

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Frost: The Road Not Taken


Simple poems of a time when I was younger, perhaps not as well known as they should be internationally. The Road Not Taken Robert Frost (1874–1963). Mountain Interval. 1920. TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could … Continue reading

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Barney Rossett, Grove Press Founder, Dead at 89, RIP


Barney Rossett, owner of Grove Press, publisher of the Evergreen Review, and hero of my early adolescence is dead at 89 (Feb 23, 2012).  When I was 13 I found the Evergreen Review. Under its influence (it was a literary … Continue reading

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