Category Archives: Quotations

Manitoba Interlake Grain of Sand Poetry Contest

Deadline April 26 2 pm, at the Interlake Gimli Klean-All Laundromat April is poetry month in North America. The League of Canadian Poets has chosen “Time” as Canada’s theme celebrating our 150th year since confederation. Considering the Interlake beaches (they’re under the snow and ice somewhere), A Grain of Sand has been adopted for the […]

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  Having finished with The Sad Phoenician we’ll be moving on, possibly to some Mennonite poets. Blue in Green by Miles Davis  to have green become blue. Or vice versa.

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Vot Mutta Zaid 2

Shit my mother said Modernist Bread and Flying pancakes https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/tell-me-something-i-dont-know-2/e/49183268?autoplay=true Just the first 1:30 seconds, haven’t figured out how to cut clips.  

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Cover Poems (another Idea)

I think these two examples from my Jimmy Bang Blues Project explain it best. “Jimmy Bang’s Limbo Blues” covers a poem by Dorothy Parker and a song by King Biscuit Boy. This one is more recent, but reaches back to 1 Corinthians 13 1 – 3; and Marc Bolan of T.Rex fame. Jimmy’s Bang A […]

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Poetry Month in the Interlake (New Idea for)

INTERLAKE GRAIN OF SAND POETRY FESTIVAL APRIL 28 – 30 ….(next year country….) GIMLI, MANITOBA “To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.” from “Auguries of Innocence” by William Blake “Time flies like an […]

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“Exuberance is beauty.”

Quotations from Blake’s “Marriage of Heaven and Hell” “Exuberance is beauty.” “Energy is eternal delight.” “Damn braces; bless relaxes.” “Enough! Or too much.” “I asked;  ‘does a firm persuasion that a thing if so, make it so?’ “He replied: ‘all poets believe that it does,  and in ages of imagination this firm persuasion removed mountains; […]

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