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“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.” —Dinos Christianopoulos, often attributed as a Mexican Proverb

There is some conflicting attribution to this marvelous saying, but regardless, I post this in hopes of replies…WHAT DOES THIS SAY TO YOU? For me, resilience. We’ve all seen green shoots sprouting through concrete, testimonial to the clarity of purpose, … Continue reading

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an·tic·i·pa·tion anˌtisəˈpāSH(ə)n/

1965 pro football “Bonus Baby” Joe Willie Namath eventually contracted a ghost-written autobiography titled, “I Can’t Wait Until Tomorrow … ‘Cause I Get Better-Looking Every Day,”which speaks to my overall application of the noun, ANTICIPATION. Much more than the Carly … Continue reading

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Fluxus in our time

There was, and is, a distinction between ego-attached “look-at-me” hijinks and the performance, or placement, or identification of art. Art for no sake other than its own. Ephemeral. Left to experience. Left to memory. Gone. We remember Fluxus, a precursor … Continue reading

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Terror Is Winning

TERROR is winning so far. I won’t comment on the merits of this Virginia school incident; one version is reported for us in the Washington Post. I wasn’t there so readers need to determine the veracity of the news outlets. … Continue reading

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Notes following “the theater is a blank page” by Ann Hamilton and the SITI Company

Sharon & I left Mershon Auditorium/Wexner Center for the Arts just over an hour ago, guided out the back door after a shared experience of the theater as a blank page as directed by Ann Hamilton and Ann Bogart and … Continue reading

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Robert Bly’s “Dragon Smoke” rising from Cleveland Heights

This is a clarion call to let you know about Holly Jensen, a working poet. Her current piece is “Selected Timelines.” More here, and here. Upon absorbing “Selected Timelines” I envisioned a conversation by a campfire…Michael Pollan, Richard Brautigan and … Continue reading

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My Whiter Shade of Privilege

Current events, Ferguson & Florida, Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin…they’re so alien in my experience. Sure, I can intellectually get a grasp on these matters, but in my core, I’ve never walked their path. I’ve never feared a cop while I’ve … Continue reading

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