The Artemis Musicians Society – Vivaldi’s Sonata #1 (Absolute Ambiguity)

I abhor this modern world of love it’s a strange deplorable situation when in the face of fierce flirtation you fumble with the question is this and infatuation it’s at least some kind of attraction that’s put your heart all up in the place where the best outcome is to be dead, heartbroken or become […]

Tomas Venclova – Feeling isolated from society (45/88)

I have to say all of that is connected with Paris where we are now, because Ginzburg died in Paris and Gorbanevskaya still lives in Paris… My father was still alive at that time but he died a little later of heart disease, leaving my mother and me. And all of a sudden things started […]

Julia Hartwig – The resurrection of Polish society (90/100)

This life in so-called – not only so-called but finally a truly free Poland gave a great deal of satisfaction, simply a feeling that none of us were locked up, that we can behave more or less the way we want and that we can work normally. So we… we worked very hard because we […]

Dead Poets Society – Students’ Poetry Scene

To Chris. I see a sweetness in her smile. Bright light shines from her eyes. But life is complete. Contentment is mine. Just knowing that… Just knowing that. she’s alive. Sorry, captain, it’s stupid. No, no, it’s not stupid. It’s good effort.It touched on one of the major themes: love. A major theme not only […]

You are the exclusive author of your story | Jovan Mays | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Peter van de Ven As a poet in the schools, I see just under 200,000 kids every school year. I start out each session by asking the same question: “How many of you would consider yourselves to be a poet?” At the second grade level, you’ll see every hand shoot to […]

Voices Nationwide: SugarJ Poet on Face to Face | Nationwide Building Society

I heard someone say that, “we are the most lonely society in history.” Immediately I scoffed, Looked at my 4 inch movie screen thought, if I picked you up, right now, I could talk to a face, that it would take me years to walk to. I thought, with a few taps on this LCD […]

Why I Hate Society, But Love Humanity

in our society today, do you class yourself as free? or are you constantly clinging onto things, which give no guarantee? do our materialistic items ever deliver to us real happiness? or do they distort us from reality and for our conscience are they poisonous? see happiness comes within yet we always tend to forget. […]

Deaf Poets Society | Douglas Ridloff | TEDxVienna

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I have two Deaf boys. They’re so rare and so unique. I’m blessed and they are blessed because they can play with their sign language in their home environment, which is a safe space for them. When I watch them sign, I realize what a treasure sign […]

The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice – Brendan Pelsue

It was the perfect wedding, the guests thought. The groom was Orpheus, the greatest of all poets and musicians. The bride Eurydice, a wood nymph. Anyone could tell the couple was truly and deeply in love. Suddenly, Eurydice stumbled, then fell to the ground. By the time Orpheus reached her side, she was dead, and […]

Folio Society Miniature Poetry Series | Beautiful Books

Between 1991 and 1997 the Folio Society issued a series of its smallest books, one each year. These gems are all tiny poetry collections, 32 pages long and a mere 12 x 8.5 cm, or about 5 x 3 inches. The 7 volumes were printed letterpress and bound in moiré silk, and enclosed in thin […]