Archive for October, 2010

Former Guerilla Leader Dilma Rousseff Elected as Brazil’s President

Dilma Rousseff after voting on Sunday in Porto Alegre, Brazil. By REUTERS

Brazil Leader’s Chosen Successor Wins Presidency, NYT

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Jacob Lawrence (1917 – 2000) / Art Babble

Jacob Lawrence, An Intimate Portrait

Lotte Lenya / Pirate Jenny (from The Three Penny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill)

Ute Lemper: 6 Celan Songs, No. 4 “Corona”

 

Corona

Autumn eats its leaf out of my hand: we are friends.
From the nuts we shell time and we teach it to walk:
then time returns to the shell.

In the mirror it's Sunday,
in dream there is room for sleeping,
our mouths speak the truth.

My eye moves down to the sex of my loved one:
we look at each other,
we exchange dark words,
we love each other like poppy and recollection,
we sleep like wine in the conches,
like the sea in the moon's blood ray.

We stand by the window embracing, and people look up
  from the street:
it is time they knew!
It is time the stone made an effort to flower,
time unrest had a beating heart.
It is time it were time.

It is time.

Paul Celan
Michael Hamburger (trans)

 

~cross-posted from Pierre Jouris’s Nomadics

Aurora Borealis, Canada
Photograph by Robert Postma/ Astronomy.com

Koop / Koop Island Blues (OFFICIAL VIDEO) HQ

Making Radicals at Home / t r u t h o u t

 

 

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