Tag Archives: #Paris Attacks

2015 – Wresting with an Octopus

Trying to sum up the year?  It’s like grabbing onto an octopus. The head is small and inaccessible.  Although you may latch onto an arm, it will be slip from your grasp, in its own clever way of resisting and fighting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Next Stop: PARIS LAS VEGAS

For many tourists, the grim reality of the 11/13 attacks has ruined the fantasy of Paris. Paris is no longer what it once was, they think. The city is no longer “light and gay and frivolous.” Tense Parisians no longer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

THE ENLIGHTENED

After the horrific attacks in Paris last week, after attacks in Egypt, Beirut and Mali, the West went after its enemy – irrationality.  It feels like shadowboxing. Every day the complexity of reality retreated. The lust for answers, for clarity, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Terror and the Imagination

Tom D’Evelyn’s words about art as replenishment for the imagination.  Reposted from Haiku Eschaton, originally posted on November 14, 2015 by Tom D’Evelyn As events unfolded and the number of dead rose in Paris, November 13, The Poetry Society tweeted a quote from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment