Monthly Archives: January 2014

Visit From a Past That Lingers On

A girl from the Northwest once said, “I’ve…been contemplating the notion that modern forms of transportation are psychologically harmful.  That is, we move physically so much faster than we are able to move mentally and emotionally.  My mind and heart … Continue reading

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I am the Serif

I am the serif.  I speak in songs and participles. I am the curve on a Möbius strip, waxing. Waning, I am a pair of eyes through a lemniscate lens.   I am a sole person with a soul task.  … Continue reading

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Let There Be: Visual Mysticism in “The Tree of Life”

“Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth?”  And so, director Terrence Malick prophetically joins God in asking us this at the beginning of Malick’s 2011 film, The Tree of Life.  This question from the book of … Continue reading

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The Setting is the Story

A while back, I listened through The Arcade Fire’s newest album, The Suburbs.  I listened through the whole album, multiple times, over a period of weeks.  I let it go for a while.  Recently, I took another listen.  It’s still beautiful. … Continue reading

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