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Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

Jan
2011
14
Find yourself, lose yourself

Find yourself, lose yourself

Black Swan shows the best and worst extremes of art and letting go BY MICHELLE MORRA-CARLISLE – As the closing credits for Black Swan started rolling, the woman I was sitting next to turned to me and said, “Weird, eh?” Yes, the darling ballerina who first graced the screen had gone off the artistic deep ...
Apr
2007
21

Spiritual Surf: Cho, Dead Poets’ Anxiety

Poets who commit suicide use “I,” “me” and “mine” in their writing more than poets who don’t take their lives, according to a study in the Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine. Discover Magazine picked up the study in 2006, which compared 156 poems by nine poets who committed suicide to 135 poems written by...
Apr
2007
4
At the End of the Mind

At the End of the Mind

There’s no doubt American poet Wallace Stevens was a searcher. He wrote surrealist, transcendental poems such as “Of Mere Being:” The palm at the end of the mind, Beyond the last thought, rises In the bronze distance. A gold-feathered bird Sings in the palm, without human meaning, Without human feeling, a foreign song...