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November 16, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Jacques Prévert: The Cat and the Bird

A grieving village hears The song of the wounded bird It is the only bird of the village And it is the only cat of the village Who has half-eaten the bird And the bird stops singing And the cat stops purring And licking his paw And the village gives The bird a marvelous funeral And the cat who is invited Walks behind the little straw casket The little girl who carries the casket Cannot stop crying “If I knew that this would break your heart I would have eaten the whole bird And then I would have told you […]
November 16, 2010

SEPARATENESS

separated by distance separated by silence
November 14, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Tarsem Singh: The Fall

It’s a style that will never be in . . .  but it will never date. —Tarsem Singh, New York Times’ “Special Effects from the Real World” This is a celebration of images. According to Tarsem Singh “my production value is going to be the earth; I’m going to use the entire world as my backdrop.” Merging reality and fantasy can be an arduous task, but Singh was able to pull it through. It was both tragic and comic. QUOTABLE: Alexandria: [crying as Roy finishes the story] Why are you making everyone die? Roy Walker: Because… everything dies http://www.thefallthemovie.com/ exandria: […]
November 13, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Naming Home

There is a  place, beings one wants to call home.