Poet Claudia Rankine: ‘The invisibility of black women is astounding’ | Books | The Guardian.

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Rankine believes calling out racist behaviour is an act of responsible parenting. Photograph: John Lucas

Poet Claudia Rankine: ‘The invisibility of black women is astounding’ | The Guardian.

Ofili’s Madonna Sets Record at Christie’s $150.3 Million Sale – Bloomberg Business

“The Holy Virgin Mary” by Chris Ofili. Source: Christie’s via Bloomberg

pure love
Ofili’s elephant dung
with Madonna

 

© Donna Fleischer

from rhythm | Fiere Lingue

 

*artist Chris Ofili, lived and worked with elephants in Thailand where he grew to know and love them. 

i feel that he integrated their dung into his paintings in much the same way iconographers embellished objects of devotion with gold leaf.

Ofili’s Madonna Sets Record at Christie’s $150.3 Million Sale – Bloomberg Business.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa sings “Im Abendrot” – Vier Letzte Lieder – Richard Strauss | Georg Solti conducting

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Kindling Stone – “Orchard”

~ for Sabine and her violet enso, always again 

Sample poems « Acorn

sea otter . . .
the moon opens
on a stone

     Debbie Strange

 

 

until
I am earth again
rain moving through the bluestem

     Chad Lee Robinson

Crab apple blossoms
A shovel full.

     Alexis Rotella

 

 

Sample poems « Acorn.

Why Are So Many Female Writers Turning Their Novels Into Diaries? | The New Republic

Why Are So Many Female Writers Turning Their Novels Into Diaries? | The New Republic.

Art in the Anthropocene | FOP

Cover Art, © Mary Mattingly, House and Universe, 2013

Art in the Anthropocene | FOP.

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