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 […]

The Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord (1973) dub fr sub eng

[Musique] toute la vie des sociétés dans lesquelles veille les conditions modernes de production annonce comme une immense accumulation de spectacles tous ceux qui étaient directement vécu s’est éloigné dans une représentation les images qui se sont détachés de chaque aspect de la vie fusionnent dans un cours commun où l’unité de cette vie ne […]