Category Archives: poetry

Steal a moon on…

Steal a moon on the water with a bucket. Keep stealing until no moon is seen on the water. — Yoko Ono – Grapefruit, A Book of Instructions and Drawings

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Clifford and Susan at M Coffee, 2/21/09

Artists Clifford Hunt and Susan Friedman will be conducting a collaborative visual poetry performance. They have also produced book featuring Susan’s photography and images and Clifford’s poetry. Come check it out on Saturday night.

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Doctors Without Borders Art Auction, 12/6

A friendly reminder to join us for the reception on 12/6, 7-9pm. I am very excited about the art I have been receiving from the participating artists all week. I think you will be impressed!

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The Book of Qualities

I went into Coastside Books today. I don’t know why. I was hoping I would come upon something quickly that I just had to have. I was supposed to be working on a powerpoint presentation – weird I had not … Continue reading

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Number thirty-four

Today the corresponding Tao Te Ching reading is #34: The Great Tao flows everywhere, both to the left and to the right. The ten thousand things depend upon it, it holds nothing back. It fulfills its purpose silently and makes … Continue reading

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Do Not Ask Me – Pablo Neruda

 Oh how I love this poem. I very much identity with what he is talking about. Do Not Ask Me Some people ask me that human affairs with names, surnames and laments not be dealt with in the pages of … Continue reading

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Art is our weapon, our medicine, our voice, vision

Alixa and Naima are Climbing Poe Tree, incredible art activists. Check out their inspiring video. They are the keynote at the upcoming Empowering Women of Color Conference at UC Berkeley on March 8.

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Dropping keys

In yoga today Courtney shared this poem during shivasna. the small man builds cages for everyone he knows. While the sage, who has to duck her head when the moon is low, keeps dropping keys all night long for the … Continue reading

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pieces of what you were thinking

a long and narrow fishing net to catch dreams of what may have been but got away, strips of cloth from Tibetan Buddhist robes, blood red and sacred, a bright white egg with a painted scene by an unknown artist, … Continue reading

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