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the poet & the architect

the poet and the architect

she cuts (with the tip of her pen and her tongue) out
lines dictating proportions, her
eyes stripping oaks down to their weight in gold, 211 more words

Painting With Words: #Poet #ElizabethBishop

Studying poetry in school made me feel dumb, as if the poet was specifically trying to hide the real meaning of whatever it is he or she wanted to communicate in a bunch of undecipherable formats and words. 483 more words


Be careful of what you take for granted

I just realize that sometimes we let good opportunities down just because we’re chasing things that we think are more important, not recognizing that what we let down are far better than the ones we’re chasing hard. 55 more words

Quote Of The Day

Three kinds of biography

John at the Narooma Kinema provides a stunning program of art house movies in a small theatre in which I have been sole audience more than once. 757 more words


The Sunday Intertitle: Three Doug Night

Watching three Douglas Fairbanks movies in fairly quick succession (though not, qua the title of this piece, in one night) they tend to blur together. 786 more words


One Art


The art of losing isn’t hard to master;

so many things seem filled with the intent

to be lost that their loss is no disaster.

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