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Sometimes I Wish I Had Poetic Talent

Well… I was walking near one of the canals in Tottenham Hale towards the twilight (not that twilight, ugh, I can’t even use this word without sparkly cheesy connotations any more, bless you whatever-is-your-name-woman-who-invented-sparkly-vampires-sensitive-to-the-humans’-emotions) and it just felt … umm… like poetry. If you watched the video before reading this post, then, very good, if you […]

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WRITER’S NOTES

Four drab walls with smog in the window … dark streets below no one dares to walk through … creaky bed, small table with a wobble …there’s a hotplate on the window sill. The bathroom is down the hall. There’s a public phone down it, too, although you never get a call. The radio on […]

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The Man vs. The Poet

Adrian Paunescu is one of the most controversial personalities from (post-) Communist Romania.  For the older generation (I mean those who were in their teens/twenties – even thirties or more in the 1970s and 1980s) he was the local version of a pop star. He could gather thousands of people (without ANY sort of PR), […]

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'Regal Bow' Double Rainbow

‘Regal Bow’ Double Rainbow photograph by Dan Bush ‘Regal Bow’ is my name for this sublime double rainbow which appeared February 2, 2006 in  Elam Bend. Dan Bush of McFall, Missouri took this perfect shot of it. You can see more of his photos and read his photo essay of the event at missouriskies.org   […]

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Creator's Majesty

‘Creator’s Majesty’ photo by Ryan Ridge ‘Creator’s Majesty’ is my name for this amazing image. Ryan Ridge added this photograph to flickr January 7, 2009. A rainbow from his front porch near Homer, Alaska. Wow!   Creator’s Majesty Snow covered mountains peek through mists. Light plays on drifting clouds. Still waters shimmer, cold. While dark […]

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