Monthly Archives: May 2013

wager, bitter, chamomile

[Three random words… Go!] A wager, a simple bet. The risk assessed. Drink the bitter chamomile, gulp it down, the faded yellow blossoms at the bottom of cup, slam the cup down and read the fate therein. The old woman … Continue reading

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Western Music & The Notion of Structure

GAME OF THRONES! I was talking with a friend the other day about the music in Game of Thrones and how Ramin Djawadi, the music composer for the series, uses an extremely international phonal palette. For instance I find the … Continue reading

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Sentence Work Using Angela Carter

“Milord has his eyrie high above the house, a small, stifling, darkened room; he keeps the shutters locked at noon.” What I like about this sentence: The differences between house and eyrie, height and remove, accentuates milord versus those beneath … Continue reading

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The Missed Dreams Of Bones

Do bones look at rocks and feel ashamed they sold out to the organics? My calcium looks at the serpentine and thinks, I could have been a rock. The bones are so different from the rest of our bodies. Not … Continue reading

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