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Film View: The Sleepwalker

Film View: The Sleepwalker

‘The Sleepwalker’ . poster by j.kiley ‘The Sleepwalker’ is filled with fun and delight. Often I post serious stories or tributes to lost souls of people deserving attention in their passing. This film is on the opposite side of grave . yet it does not lack in significance. Art is essential to the continuation of […]

Film View: The Long Game

Film View: The Long Game

Painting In the Dark “The Struggle With Art In A World Obsessed With Popularity” The internet tells stories and makes 15 minutes of fame last longer. But this video is not about the popularity of those who show no signs of talent except how often they suck up the space of these who do. The […]

By February 22, 2016 2 Comments Read More →
Robert Bly: Film Tribute to a Radical

Robert Bly: Film Tribute to a Radical

  Poet Robert Bly, now 89 years old, is a radical, by which I mean he returns to the roots. Haydn Reiss has captured him in his new, moving film “Robert Bly: A Thousand Years of Joy.” Watching the film was a trip down my memory’s lane, dating back to meeting the National Book Award-winning […]

By December 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
What Doesn’t Belong

What Doesn’t Belong

What Doesn’t Belong Take away What doesn’t belong Take away What doesn’t fit Write down these words The poem must rip Cut off its edges Let the mind trip Talk about truths Hidden in lies Tear it all up Route out the spies Talk about traitors Lying in wait Screaming obscenities Exposing our fate The […]

“A person without…

“A person without…

A PERSON WITHOUT A person without dreams Belongs to nothing Carrying light is heavy Darkness is no stranger Enter this world carefully Fallen doorways broken forever Great is the ruin left behind Hatred brought it down Identity matters too much Jaded those lacking understanding Killing has become too easy Love is slipping away Melting into […]

Remembrances: R.I.P. Omar Sharif

Remembrances: R.I.P. Omar Sharif

R.I.P Omar Sharif 10 April 1932 – 10 July 2015 Omar Sharif was an Egyptian actor. He began his career in his native country in the 1950s, but is best known for his appearances in both British and American productions. His films included Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and Funny Girl (1968). A […]

“Fall Into Focus”

“Fall Into Focus”

FALL INTO FOCUS Fall outward Expand dimensions Control surrenders Float in the chaos Circle the center Release what was A new act begins An unfamiliar story Needs to be written Release the fear Restrictions wall fails Go beyond the limits of Time And then go further © jk 2015 Copyright protected by DigiproveAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is […]

Poem “Depression Passing [The Open Windows]”

Poem “Depression Passing [The Open Windows]”

“For that fine madness still he did retain, Which rightly should possess a poet’s brain.” ~Michael Drayton~ (1563-1631) “Depression passing [the open windows] ” By Madison Taylor 17th March 2009 Depression I have forgotten the feeling It has been silent so long For me time’s length Is unmeasurable It could be a moment One hour […]

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