Divine 
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 02:33 PM - Poetry and Writing
Dragon flies in drag
over river spits,
mustard grasses,
tissue wings
zim hummering.
Their needled bodies
threaded beads, azure
hyphened by ebony
to the period of their
tails. Tumid eyes to tips
to eyes, waging circles
where another begins,
where mist and sigh,
early sky shaking its wings,
water below splitting,
spreading hemispheres
a slow spinning blue
mouths
consuming
tails
consuming
mouths.






Poetry and Social Movements 
Monday, January 14, 2008, 01:28 AM - Adult and Popular Education
Lyrics of the Dawn: Poetry and Social Movements

Public Talk and Poetry Reading at the Rabindranath Tagore Centre in Kolkata, India, February 24, 2009

Budd L Hall

Office of Community-Based Research, University of Victoria

An inspiring talk about poetry in social movements from Elizabeth Alexander's poem for Obama's inauguration to Rabindranath Tagore's classical gems to his own gorgeous words.

Write if you would like a copy.

Skiing in Tuonela, Cape Breton 
Thursday, January 10, 2008, 10:43 AM - Outdoor adventure
Tracks

Snow is a form of
memory. Prints of flight,
feast, forage. Scrums of
struggle. Small followed by
bigger followed by
bigger
still.

Marked. Tatooed.
Attempts to
pin the fleeting.

Persistence of parallel
lines rewriting
horizon.

If you want a unique cross-country and telemark ski experience, try Ski Tuonela. Cozy off-the-grid cabins nestled in gorgenous Goose Cove, Cape Breton. It is a 4km ski into the site. Ani always has piping soup on in the main cabin...Check out their website...ok gorgenous was a typo but I kind of like it...

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Recording broadcast quality interviews on Skype 
Monday, January 7, 2008, 12:21 PM - Poetry and Writing
Found an amazing resource through The Conversations Network (U.S.) by Doug Kaye and Paul Figgiani. It is a 22 minute video tutorial on how to use skype to record interviews. I am going to use it for my book of life-stories. I can think of all kinds of applications for work and distance learning too.
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On History 
Tuesday, January 1, 2008, 02:36 PM - Poetry and Writing
Tissue wings
singed to stilted flail
yet
the unwavering return.

will appear in the upcoming issue of Her Royal Majesty.




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