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Survival, Spirit, Dreams, Nightmares By Stanislav Grezdo & Adrienne Kochman
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Exhibition "Survival, Spirit, Dreams, Nightmares" brings together four artists – René Hugo Arceo, Peter Dallos, Mark Nelson, and Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern – addressing... More > personal journeys within unique cultural milieus. Each comes to their work from a position of processing serious socio-political conflict – ethnic discrimination, colonialism, genocide, and persecution – both past and present. Unresolved by an external world gone awry, they have turned to internal realms of existence for meaning. Anger, loss, impartiality, separation, discomfort are among the issues they address, mediated through different coping vehicles. Arceo balances activism by connecting to his native and sometimes mystic origins; Dallos addresses the tension between Western and non-Western civilizations through the industrial weight and beauty of natural materials; Satire and humor shape human resilience in the works of Petrovsky-Shtern; and for Nelson, colonial affiliation is offset by the sometime detached but empathic observer.< Less
Knight After The Reign By Loser Johnson
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Knight After the Reign, the sixth and final chapter in the Loser Johnson saga, comes full circle and brings everything up to speed. These poems, rants, lyrics, and other ideas I simply call... More > “writings” include themes such as love, sex, depression, self-reflection, sarcastic humor, darkness, pop culture, worldly events, and politics. Knight After The Reign represents a warrior after his time, no longer in his prime. The plot then revolves around his continuation with life beyond the reaching of his peak. How he survives out of the spotlight and away from his initial purpose. Tales of old, tales of new. Fact and fiction. This book ends the legacy of a fifteen year writing career. Out with a bang or a whimper? Read it and decide.< Less
Sweet Moon for Silke By +Steven Curtis Lance
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This delightful little book consists of a "Prologue" sonnet, a "Why There Are No Page Numbers in This Book" sonnet, the continuation of the author's incredible series of... More > "Transcendental Sonnets," numbers 633 through 1022, and closes with an "Encore" sonnet. Chockablock with love, philosophy, politics, humor, humanity, as well as the author's distinctive "other observations," the book was a joint effort of both the poet and his wife, Dr. Silke Lance, who did the absolutely stunning cover art. Dr. Lance also served as her husband's editor this time. This second book is smaller and lighter than the first, and meant to be a romantic romp in the moonlight. Anyone who has ever looked up at the moon and wondered about things will surely find something to love in this second volume of extraordinary sonnets from BrainMeta.com's extraordinary Poet in Residence, +Steven Curtis Lance. As he says in the last line of the "Prologue," "I give this book then: for my butterfly"< Less
Between Two Worlds: The Account of a Jet-Setting Vagrant By Leo Anthony
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This is a personal, reflective and occasionally humorous recollection of the author’s adventures and nomadic life, principally in the UK but with two forays to Southern Africa. Born in... More > Britain to Rhodesian parents at the end of that country’s tumultuous civil war he was raised in a fairly peaceful and prosperous Zimbabwe. The narrative journey encompasses not only the present but the past. He does his best to make an objective assessment of modern Britain whilst elaborating on just what Zimbabwe (and South Africa) means to him, and the conflicting senses of identity and purpose in the homeland of his heart of which he is no longer a citizen. In his quest for answers on his travels through the UK he surveys the cultural and political landscape of England today, revisits his birthplace in Ealing, and traverses the southwest of England in search of work. Circumstance draws him to his estranged uncle’s abode in the coastal city of Plymouth where the past and present collide unexpectedly.< Less
I'm not a poet... I just write like one By Salaam Freeland
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I'm not a poet... I just write like one is a collection of 95 poems written over the past decade, most of which were 'penned' 2008-2010. The poems have been categorised into 8 parts. Mind: A Matter... More > Of, which are poems concerned with Salaam's own personal anxieties and concerns; Spirit: You All, pertaining to the Human Race as part of a 'spiritual' entity; Race: Against Time, which is a collection of poems dealing with the matter of Race and Racism; Nature's: Poetry, on subjects of poetry and nature; Observation: Quirky Dispatches, are a collection of humorous poems; Love: A Painstaking, about the labour of love; People: Persons, which are inspired by people in general, or people he's met; and finally Human: We Are, several poems about the Human Race in a socio-political light.< Less
Simplification of Everything By Andrew Vecsey
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Analogies understood by children are used to explain difficult concepts. Models and mechanisms are proposed for concepts in sciences and philosophy so that they can be easily visualized and... More > understood. Atoms with their characteristics and their bonds are compared to people. Rocks are compared to baked breads and pastry. Cells are compared to cities. Dreams are compared to de-fragmenting computer memories. Technology is compared to evolution and machines are compared to animals. Physical and social sciences like geology, weather, biology, economics, politics, history psychology, philosophy and religion are simplified in informative and humorous short stories and essays. An audio picture book version is available on www.youtube.com/improvemyenglish. This makes the book a useful tool for improving English vocabulary, even for native English speakers. Over 800 words are indexed for easy finding in English, French, German and Spanish.< Less
Snoopin' Around By Helga Gendell
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Snoopin’ Around offers an historical perspective of the beginning of a weekly newspaper in the rapidly developing Marina del Rey, and the impact of a growing LAX in the early 1970s. Newspaper... More > founder and publisher David Asper Johnson, brilliant, personable, and with a wry wit, captures the flavor of business, political and social issues with an unparalleled astuteness. An enlightening and informative story of the beginning years of Marina del Rey told through Dave’s boundless enthusiasm as he begins his adventures in the first issue of The Argonaut newspaper (Nov. 25, 1971). Through a careful selection of articles, Helga Gendell tells the story of Dave’s progress — running his paper from the back of his old Karmann Ghia, when the Marina was a hot place for singles — following the progress of changes in the Marina over the years. For additional spice, cartoons drawn 40 years ago specifically for The Argonaut, and still as humorous today, are included.< Less
Mostly True Stories of a Kid from Farmington By Jan M. Durham
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Mostly True Stories of a Kid from Farmington is a collection of stories in the life of Jan M. Durham. His life offers an insight into those events that helped shape him as a man, husband, father,... More > grandfather, uncle, friend and Marine colonel. These stories give glimpses into a man with strengths and weaknesses, a strong work ethic, a deep love of family, an insatiable thirst for knowledge, a sense of humor, an unshakable belief in God, a stubborn streak, and a deeply personal philosophy. The reader will not discover through these pages someone who swam in the great oceans that shape national political policy, influence world events or create powerful economic enterprises. These stories simply reveal a man, who chose to swim in several small ponds, who tried hard to provide for his family, to serve his country, to be ever mindful and thankful for his God-given blessings, and to assist others when possible and be a positive example to those around him. Black & white photographs.< Less
Dancing for Joy: Poetry for Today By Colleen Adele Kelly
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Flee the daily distraction Life sends, end. In heart and mind and soul Find peace In holy silence. With an optimistic and occasionally humorous tone, Colleen Adele Kelly takes a cue from Pope... More > Francis while sharing a new collection of short poems that focus on contemporary issues and events and paint an inspirational picture with words. Kelly reflects on the daily joys of living, nature’s joy cycles through the seasons, the deepest joys associated with spirituality, cultural and political issues and events, and favorite people and places in life. As she explores such diverse subjects as the lonely and lost patrons of a soup kitchen, the benefits of retirement, our complex universe, a congregation’s joyful noise, and a father’s unconditional love for his girls, Kelly invites others to look inward and embrace all the joys that surround us on a daily basis. Dancing for Joy shares inspirational poems that reflect on the joys of life and remind all of us to find faith and hope in God’s love.< Less
Dancing for Joy: Poetry for Today By Colleen Adele Kelly
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Flee the daily distraction Life sends, end. In heart and mind and soul Find peace In holy silence. With an optimistic and occasionally humorous tone, Colleen Adele Kelly takes a cue from Pope... More > Francis while sharing a new collection of short poems that focus on contemporary issues and events and paint an inspirational picture with words. Kelly reflects on the daily joys of living, nature’s joy cycles through the seasons, the deepest joys associated with spirituality, cultural and political issues and events, and favorite people and places in life. As she explores such diverse subjects as the lonely and lost patrons of a soup kitchen, the benefits of retirement, our complex universe, a congregation’s joyful noise, and a father’s unconditional love for his girls, Kelly invites others to look inward and embrace all the joys that surround us on a daily basis. Dancing for Joy shares inspirational poems that reflect on the joys of life and remind all of us to find faith and hope in God’s love.< Less

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