Sunday, January 8, 2012

January 7, 2012... The Apocalypse!!!

This Saturday we talked about apocalyptic poetry and read some pieces that reminded us that the world is scheduled to end in December. We played Dylan Thomas reading his own work. We also listened to  Thomas's piece 'Vision and Prayer,' performed with challenging vocals and synthesized music composed by Milton Babbit. You can find this piece here: The very interesting visual text can be found here:

To answer the trivial pursuit question, which Delia may have misquoted: What living creature kills humans SECOND only to humans: Mosquitos.

We discussed a show idea for a later date: What other types of art inspired us to become writers? For instance, music, art, song lyrics. Send us your own 'gateway-to-poetry' drug experiences at

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