Pick of the day

Wild Venice

Wild Venice

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Story of the week

Wild Venice

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Poem of the week

Not a Shakespearean Sonnet

Performance poet put sounds in mouths

to spit across the stage in firey streams,

living dreams, from ancient times,

making shadow shapes on shifting scenery.

 

Rub his words together to make heady smoke

that smells like alchemy of the mind,

breathe in the scent of strange, that colours life

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Features

Story, Poem and Inspiration Point of the Week

This week I've chosen two pieces steeped in history, time and place. I'm sure you'll find them a rich, transporting read. Story of the Week goes to Markle for his stunning travel autobiography 'Wild Venice', full of detail and historical insight.

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Story, Poem and Inspiration Point of the Week

So much good stuff to choose from this week - particularly prose - but I hope you like the two I finally settled on. Story of the week goes to The Baby In The Well by Jewel Serpent. A beautiful voice with a very necessary message.

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Bee's Journey

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Picks of the Month

Bombinations

By CBS Television. - eBay item photo front photo back, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21224677

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COSMIC ARBORETUM

The café in the village square was once a well-known haunt of agitators who, in my youth, scribbled polemics on the backs of menus. They were mopped up pretty much after the General came to power. You still see a few of them floating around: humming melodies in the rose garden for loose change. The more daring ones still give music lessons if there’s a safe-house, properly sound-proofed, on the coastal road.

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