Winter, 2019 Poetry, Book Reviews. Articles and Cinema

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Poetry       Language by Camille T. Dungy Silence is one part of speech, the war cry of wind down a mountain pass another. A stranger’s voice echoing through lonely valleys, a lover’s voice rising so close it’s your own tongue: these are keys to cipher, the way the high hawk’s key unlocks the throat of the …

The Call to Create Winter Edition, 2019

“Oh Say Why Can’t You See” by Akilah t’Zuberi for the “Divided Nation” exhibition at the Mount Airy Art Garage, Philadelphia, PA. September 22, 2018-October 19, 2018
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I subscribe to the online ArtBlog. As a practicing artist, I found the article on how dreams can help with art practice very informative. And because I try but fail miserably on staying on top of what’s going on in the outsider and insider art world, I was pleased to read the article on 5 …

Fall 2018 – The Call to Create

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Creativity – Where the Human and the Divine Meet by Matthew Fox Creativity begins at home. That is where we sleep, dress, eat, prepare for work, recover from work, get to know our kids, and communicate with those dearest to us. In all the endeavors of home life, creativity can play a major role. –from …

Fall, 2018   Quotes-Poetry-Books-Articles

Leonard Peltier
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Article from the web: This is a fascinating exploration of the Island of Dolls in Mexico. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/wp/2018/06/11/they-look-back-with-blue-eyes-or-brown-eyes-or-no-eyes-at-all-a-look-at-the-island-of-the-dolls-in-mexico-city/?utm_term=.a91af64edb0d   Books: In the upcoming edition of the “Call to Create” I will be reviewing “Creativity,” by Matthew Fox.   Poetry: Leonard Peltier is an activist and member of AIM (American Indian Movement). In 1977, he was convicted …

Poetry – Book Reviews – Movie Recommendations & Previews

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This edition’s poetry selection is from Rumi’s Little Book of Life- the Garden of the Soul, the Heart, and the Spirit, translated by Maryam Mafi and Azima Melita Kolin. The book review is that of The Natural Alien, by Neil Evernden. The YouTube link is to the trailer of The Fantastic Woman. Poetry “Give up …