Posts Tagged ‘ listening ’

Connecticut’s New Poet Laureate Has Something To Say | Beachcombing | connecticutmag.com

State’s new poet laureate, Margaret Gibson, views life through different lens.                                                                           

Our new poet laureate, Margaret Gibson, wants to come to your town or city, go to your public library, park, art gallery or coffee shop, and engage you in a community dialogue while she reads her poetry or listens to yours.

Gibson also aims to further the role of the poet as a “truth teller” in a time of political deception.

“It’s getting to the point that just to speak your own truth is becoming a political act,” Gibson muses as she sits in her circa-1700s house set in the woods of Preston.
. . . Gibson says she wants to “green” the state poet laureate position, “to be able to give voice to the fact that what we’re doing to the planet is endangering it and us and our children’s lives and our grandchildren’s lives.”

Source: Connecticut’s New Poet Laureate Has Something To Say | Beachcombing | connecticutmag.com

Louise Glück, excerpt from “Parados” | Mythology of Blue

Long ago, I was wounded.
I learned
to exist, in reaction,
out of touch
with the world: I’ll tell you
what I meant to be –
a device that listened.
Not inert: still.
A piece of wood. A stone.

Louise Glück, excerpt from “Parados”

Mythology of Blue : Long ago, I was wounded. I learned to exist, in….

What we Talked About At ISA: Embracing Indecision – Free Improvisation and Ethics as Action | The Disorder Of Things

Piano+ set up – Sebastian Lexer

What we Talked About At ISA: Embracing Indecision – Free Improvisation and Ethics as Action | The Disorder Of Things.

The Feminist Wheel | a year of positive thinking :: mira schor

The Feminist Wheel.

Merkel Shows Men How Its Done – Bloomberg View

 

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor

Merkel Shows Men How Its Done – Bloomberg View.

Why Her Will Dominate UI Design Even More Than Minority Report | Wired Design | Wired.com

Why Her Will Dominate UI Design Even More Than Minority Report | Wired Design | Wired.com.

talk to the animals : : Mutts — The Official Site for Mutts Comics — Earl, Mooch and pals — Patrick McDonnell

Mutts — The Official Site for Mutts Comics — Earl, Mooch and pals — Patrick McDonnell.