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michael-seidel's picture
Apr.26.2012
Okay, this appeals to word lovers but people who like data may also enjoy it. First, I've just discovered Ideas Illustrated through Good Morning Silicon Valley. I like the site and its presentations. They present...ideas...illustrated.... Ideas Illustrated shows English word, suffix and root...
jm-cornwell's picture
Apr.22.2012
A friend posted about a gift she was given because of something she wrote. The recent tragedy of my grandson's unexpected (and so far unexplained) death earlier this week brought people together to offer their condolences and we shared our grief in a very public way. The obituary about Connor's...
elmaz-abinader's picture
Apr.07.2012
A conversation begins   with a lie. and each   speaker of the so-called common language feels the ice-floe split, the drift apart   as if powerless, as if up against a force of nature   A poem can begin with a lie. And be torn up.    Adrienne Rich, Cartographies of...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.19.2012
If you like (indeed - need) words which splurge, Robert Pirosh was your man. As this letter he wrote to land a Hollywood scriptwriting job shows, he loved them far beyond the bounds of drudgery and cant.    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *      I like words When copywriter...
yolande-barial's picture
Mar.05.2012
The saying that sticks and stones can break your bones but words will never hurt you, never lived in the real world. Words hurt more. They cut deeper and their memory remains forever. Words spoken are tough, words written are even tougher, words plastered across the internet and television are...
amy-king's picture
Mar.04.2012
  Words and Music by Metta Sáma EXCERPTS: “King’s book is not quiet; hers is an aesthetics of sound fractured, fragmented, compounded, mixed, remixed, sampled, jointed, yes, even anointed. (Check out the cover of this book, it’s sparseness of image, this blaringly red background, these...
katherine-gregor's picture
Feb.28.2012
All I wanted, this morning, was coffee.   I sleepwalked towards the nearest authorised dealer and staggered into Starbucks.  "Flat latte", I mumbled through my somnolent haze.   The trademark cheerful foreign language student in the green apron didn't react.  I had entered the...
farzana-versey's picture
Feb.20.2012
My memoirs in précis are with him. In six hours that we spent together, mainly discussing the city, writing, films, human beings, food, morsels fell off my lips, giving him a taste of my life. Who was he? Was? He is. Just a phone call away. A traveller. Carrying a parcel for me from many many...
sandra-f-ingerman's picture
Jan.20.2012
The teaching that our words can either bless or curse is thousands of years old. This teaching is part of all spiritual traditions. Through our thoughts and words we can bless ourselves and others. When you begin to embrace the teaching that words can be used as a blessing or a curse it is...
joshua-keidan's picture
Jan.19.2012
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