Archive for September, 2012

Mary Lou Williams’ Dirge Blues from A Longhouse Birdhouse, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 VOICE ~

Mary Lou Williams in a photograph by W. Eugene Smith

TOM CLARK: Clean Sheets ~ Janet Frame and Gerhard Richter


Untitled: Gerhard Richter, 1965 

TOM CLARK: Clean Sheets.

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“Text: my body – shot through with streams of song” – Helene Cixous considered through Theodor Adorno’s negative dialectic « Aaron Asphar: poetry, critical theory + philosophy.

It’s a great loss to announce that Aaron Asphar’s  blog from whence this post derived has gone dark. Knowing Aaron, one glorious day (or night) it may reappear. Meanwhile, rather than delete this post I wish to share a quotation from Aaron Asphar commenting on Hélène Cixous’s The Laugh of the Medusa:

One of the most crucial insights of Freudian psychoanalysis is that the psyche has a social history, not just the Western or social psyche but the monadic modern individual, one in which its language is its history. What Cixous saw was a psychosocial-historical opportunity for a radical self-extrication from Western self-alienation, not just female oppression but Western heteronomy, or dissociative psyche, hence be the catalyst of the transformation for…

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Viral photo helps 19-year-old arthritic dog recover / – Yahoo! News

John Unger with Schoep in Lake Superior (Hannah Stonehouse Hudson Photo)

Viral photo helps 19-year-old arthritic dog recover – Yahoo! News.

Nestlé: Malevolent Corporation Capitalizes on Global Water Crisis | Common Dreams


Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe. (Flickr/Nestle)

Nestlé: Malevolent Corporation Capitalizes on Global Water Crisis | Common Dreams.

thanks to CT Environmental Headlines for the link to this article ~

The Mouth, the Most Beautiful Cloaca / dbqp: visualizing poetics

Geof Huth, The First Form of Entry # 80 of “A Poetics” (3.17.11); photo: 12.13.11)

The Mouth, the Most Beautiful Cloaca : : http://dbqp.blogspot.com/

A Poetics (# 87 via # 57) : : http://dbqp.blogspot.com/

Visual Poetry Today by Geof Huth : : Poetry Foundation

Conference on Ecopoetics: Call for Papers

Ecopoetics Conference : : Call for Papers