Monthly Archives: February 2013

Originally posted on tankawanka:
As I mentioned when I road tested John Mackenzie’s new album of poetry, I had one more experiment to perform with it. The idea came about while listening to the album, and especially whenever he said…

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Originally posted on The Wisdom Of Life:
(Photo credit: Robin Hutton) Each of us is dealt a blended hand of biology and circumstance. It comes through a combination of heredity and the influence of a complex conspiracy of environmental factors.…

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Neurons in Art

  Neurons ain’t just great to think with, and about, they can be pretty damn gorgeous to look at too. Go and check out these brain paintings by Greg Dunn over at WIRED .

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after Our Lady of Perpetual Dementia by Andrew Griffin

after Our Lady of Perpetual Dementia by Andrew Griffin Your weave of dendrites stiff and white with winter now— neurons hardened knots where memory once sang through fallen, forgotten branches.

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The Sky as Winter Pond

This sky tonight might be the untouched pond we once circled in childhood winters—small white flecks scattered in black, stars still in our eyes. —The above is today’s stab at an image I’ve been trying to capture in words for … Continue reading

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[the sequential moon] (poems from old notebooks, 1991)

Here’s a poem written in June, 1991. It appeared in the December, 1992, issue of Prairie Fire. [the sequential moon]        sometimes the thin moon is the curved & serrated front     edge of an oyster knife        the stars are a litter … Continue reading

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A book to look for next month: Autobiographical Memory and the Construction of A Narrative Self

Autobiographical Memory and the Construction of A Narrative Self. “Scholars from multiple disciplines, including cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, anthropology, and philosophy have begun theorizing and writing about the ways in which autobiographical memory is organized, the role that narratives play … Continue reading

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