Starry Starry Night x 2

Within minutes today, I watched “Loving Vincent” and emerged, teary into daylight, to go to a local gallery and see copies of Van Gogh painted by John Myatt. ¬†(John Myatt famously is a gifted artist who can mimic the styles of a huge variety of famous artists.) Let’s talk about “Loving Vincent” first. ¬†Seems likeContinue reading “Starry Starry Night x 2”

Wait – Galway Kinnell (2 mins)

The poet wrote this poem for a student contemplating suicide after a failed love affair. For some unknown reason, the runup to the poetry reading has a distracting phistly white noise sound – but persevere, the poet and his reading are crystal clear, thankfully. One of the strengths of poetry is its compactness for conveyingContinue reading “Wait – Galway Kinnell (2 mins)”