Over at my Other blog, The Other Mother, I'm hosting a blog carnival in celebration of freedom to marry week. If you love love, or even if you don't, please consider joining in on the fun. Each day this week, post to your blog or facebook page something on these topics, according to the "olde"Continue reading “Blog Carnival for Lovers”
Arielle Greenberg and Rachel Zucker are poets, friends and frequent collaborators. Their latest project commemorates the first 100 days of Barack Obama's presidency with a freshly commissioned poem each day. They share each text on a blog called Starting Today: poems for the first 100 days. Here is how they organized the project: The dayContinue reading “Poems for Obama’s First 100”
I've shared the amazing work of Tyler E Nixon before. His photoblog Wink is a source of continuous pleasure and inspiration.
I've thought about Lisa Jarnot's political poetry often during the Bush years. Check out the "Because Poem" posted this week on Poetry Politic. She writes addresses the white-collar atrocity with unmatched bravery. This week PoetryPolitic shares her "Because Poem" with us. It is a must-read poem (or must-hear–audio version is provided as well) for theContinue reading “Because Poem by Lisa Jarnot”
My family is well. I will resume blogging once power is restored in Houston.
Today is BlogDay 2008. This year I almost missed it. Thanks to Alessandra at Out of the Blue not only for reminding me but also for nominating Big Window. BlogDay is a day dedicated to expanding our own personal blogospheres just a little bit more. Here's how it works: Find 5 new Blogs that youContinue reading “Happy Blog Day 2008”
I recently discovered Notebookism, a blog dedicated to all-things-notebook. Here’s an excerpt of the About page written by the founder: We all share a pleasant affliction – the urge to create on paper. The smell of smooth creamy paper sends our hearts aflutter. The delicate tinkling of nib against inkwell accelerates our pulse rate. WeContinue reading “Notebookism”
Check out the ten clouds with the most wow at Cool Stuff.
I’ve always been fascinated by the ampersand and now I’ve found out that there’s a blog called The Ampersand devoted to the topic. (via grain edit)
Here’s another great photography by Archie Florcruz, from his amazing photoblog, Whateverland. If you can’t see it in motion, click here.
Here’s what was up for your perusal on Big Window: 1 year ago: Emergency Postcard 2 years ago: Cloudburst for Barbara Guest 3 years ago: Poetics Influences (10, 11, who’s counting?) Feel free to borrow this meme. We could call it Blog Retrospective. Or Retroblogging. Or Way Back When. (photo by UltraBerlin via flickr)
The subject is distant from and dark. The subject is seen through glass. The subject reflects, or has a luminous body. If you feel you can no longer pray, care less, don’t be selfish. Was he an artist? I remember him cutting a sword out of wood, and painting it gold. "Arms" seems wrong. It’sContinue reading “Dusting for Prints”
When fluttering down from the top of the tree-shaped installation, these leaf-shaped pieces of paper, each with on open eye on one side and a closed eye on the other, suggest an amazing autumn for surrealists. Or perhaps it’s winter? The “Blinking Tree” is a creation of the Japanese artist Yasuhiro Suzuki. (via Ping Mag)
Rhizome has rolled out a great redesign of its website. This example of artwork by Nathan Selikoff is derived from mathematical formulas.
David Byrne keeps a great blog. You can also buy things there.