Posts Tagged ‘ silence ’

when silence – Leonard Cohen

 

 

Silence

and a deeper silence

when the crickets

hesitate

– Leonard Cohen

from  James Agee, “A Death in the Family” | Mythology of Blue

And somewhat as in blind night, on a mild sea, a sailor may be made aware of an iceberg, fanged and mortal, bearing invisibly near, by the unwarned charm of its breath, nothingness now revealed itself: that permanent night upon which the stars in their expiring generations are less than the glinting of gnats, and nebulae, more trivial than winter breath; that darkness in which eternity lies bent and pale, a dead snake in a jar, and infinity is the sparkling of a wren blown out to sea; that inconceivable chasm of invulnerable silence in which cataclysms of galaxies rave mute as amber.

— James Agee, A Death in the Family

Mythology of Blue : And somewhat as in blind night, on a mild sea, a….

Film Review: “The Better Angels”

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Braydon Denney in “The Better Angels,” by A. J. Edwards. Credit Amplify

“The Better Angels” Film Review

As Clear As Cloud by Yoko Tawada | Asymptote

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    Illustration by Cody Cobb

“I was locked up in solitary confinement on the side of a sea cliff for many years. The only things I could speak with were the waves, the wind, and the trees. Not even the birds would say anything to me.”  – Yoko Tawada

As Clear As Cloud | Asymptote

Arts of the Possible: Adrienne Rich on Writing, Capitalism, Freedom, and How Silence Fertilizes the Human Imagination | Brain Pickings

Rich begins by considering the perilous interplay of the market and the mind in capitalist culture:

Arts of the Possible: Adrienne Rich on Writing, Capitalism, Freedom, and How Silence Fertilizes the Human Imagination | Brain Pickings.

Issa’s Untidy Hut: Goran Gatalica & Olivier Schofer: Wednesday Haiku, #212

Photo of a Jackdaw (member of the Crow family)  by Jyrki Salmi
 


the Blue crow
brings morning silence
with its wings

– Goran Gatalica

Issa’s Untidy Hut: Goran Gatalica & Olivier Schofer: Wednesday Haiku, #212.

Interfacing the Anthropocene Part III | FOP

Untitled (Human Mask) (2014), Film. (Courtesy the artist; Hauser & Wirth, London; Marian Goodman Gallery, New York; Esther Schipper, Berlin; Anna Lena, Paris, © Pierre Huyghe)

一期一会

that is,

Ichi-go ichi-e, or “each moment is always once-in-a-lifetime”. – Wikipedia

Interfacing the Anthropocene Part III | FOP.