Category: art & literature

one simple breath: Winter

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Photo by: Daniel Parks License: CC by-nc

relentlessly it
rains depression. obscuring
moments of lightness.

a prompt from onesimplebreath.com


I’ve got a new web project going on. Its a haiku community where there will be semi-regular prompts to write haikus. Anyone is welcome to join and participate. Please check out the site at the links above.

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Books I’ve Read in 2015

Total Pages Read: 6,036
Shortest Book: 168 pages
Longest Book: 496 pages
Fiction: 13
Non-Fiction: 5
Cookbook: 1
Poetry: 0

Last Book Read:
19. Fear and Loathing in La Liga: Barcelona, Real Madrid, and the World’s Greatest Sports Rivalry by Sid Lowe. The history of the two biggest clubs in Spain, how they became rivals, and why you are either a fan of Barça or Madrid if you live in Spain. 480 pages. (Finished 17 Aug 15).

Past Lists:
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Books I’ve Read in 2014

Total Pages Read: 7,295
Shortest Book: 144 pages
Longest Book: 514 pages
Fiction: 16
Non-Fiction: 3
Cookbook: 4

Last Book Read:
23. The Son by Jo Nesbø. A young man is in prison for crimes he didn’t commit in exchange for a steady supply of heroin. When he learns some new details of his father’s death, he becomes the center of a web of corruption and vengeance. 386 pages. (Finished 25 Nov 14).

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Niia – Body (& a few more songs)

Her debut EP comes out Oct 28.

She also has done a bunch of Bond song covers:

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Busy Signal – Well Prepared (Lorde – Royals Refix)

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Coming soon…Airwaves

From Ray LaMontagne’s upcoming album Supernova. I dig.

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Take Me To Church

I’ve been digging this new artist out of Ireland.

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Cavalier

When the horns drop in…its just magical.

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Books I’ve Read in 2013

Total Pages Read: 10,701
Shortest Book: 128 pages
Longest Book: 940 pages
Fiction: 13
Non-Fiction: 8
Cookbook: 9

Last Book Read:
31. Police by Jo Nesbø. Someone is killing police in and around Oslo at the site of their unsolved murders, but this time Detective Harry Hole isn’t around to help as he’s no longer a part of the police force. 436 pages. (Finished 29 Dec 13).

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This Is How You Lose Her

epigraph from This Is How You Lose Her

the epigraph from Junot Díaz’s novel This Is How You Lose Her.
From the poem “One Last Poem for Richard” by Sandra Cisneros
(reblogged from booksmatter)

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