Archive for April, 2020

Dan Hartman – I Can Dream About You (hq) – YouTube

Scott Watson in Sendai – Second session | YouTube

Anna Netrebko “Je veux vivre” in Romeo and Juliet by Gounod (HD Paris 2007) – YouTube

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As Biden struggles, Hillary waits for the call | TheHill

© Greg Nash

Hillary may be Democrats’ nominee of last resort. You know she wants it.

Source: As Biden struggles, Hillary waits for the call | TheHill

Today’s Haiku (April 26, 2020) | Blue Willow Haiku World (by Fay Aoyagi)

風車窓辺の風を探しをり  会田仁子

kazaguruma madobe no kaze o sagashiori

pinwheel

it is looking for the wind

near the window

Jinko Aida

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, May 2016 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo

translation by Fay Aoyagi

Source: Today’s Haiku (April 26, 2020) | Blue Willow Haiku World (by Fay Aoyagi)

We Cannot Be Created for This Sort of Suffering… | Poetry Foundation

Art by Jim Salvati.

Joyelle McSweeney’s double volume is a prophetic testament of grief.

Source: We Cannot Be Created for This Sort of Suffering… | Poetry Foundation

How the Scarlet Macaw Returned to Honduras | Science | Smithsonian Magazine

Honduran scarlet macaws. (Daniel Sierra)

The bird, decimated by poachers and smugglers, is making a big comeback in the Central American rainforest.

Source: How the Scarlet Macaw Returned to Honduras | Science | Smithsonian Magazine

Scott Watson – April 29, 2020 | YouTube

Poet Eavan Boland dies aged 75, 1944-2020

Eavan Boland was given the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Irish Book Awards in 2017

Irish poet Eavan Boland has died at the age of 75.

Source: Poet Eavan Boland dies aged 75

Scott Watson – from “No Vision Will Tell”

 

moon a

sliver

stars few

street lamps

none

land so

barely

shaped

so little

distance

home

 

Scott Watson

No Vision Will Tell, 100 Selected Poems
Bookgirl Press, Sendai, Japan, 2002