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Snail’s Progress

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
Concrete poem of a gallivanting gastropod with gooey glue ‘toe-jam football’ As the Beatles so eloquently sang, “Let it be” and “Come Together” over this much maligned mollusk! For more information about snails, check…

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Still life with hair everywhere

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
I walk into the beauty salon and take a poorly upholstered seat, its brilliant leather blinding me as if I saw Sigmar Polke’s dots before sitting down in Matisse’s Red Room, my green shirt…

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Walk like an Egyptian

Sure you’ve heard the Bangles song, but Egyptians sculpted gold so celestial, solidly sticking us in our tracks while watching gilded records of their giant steps.

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Still life with hair everywhere

I walk into the beauty salon and take a poorly upholstered seat, its brilliant leather blinding me as if I saw Sigmar Polke’s dots before sitting down in Matisse’s Red Room, my green shirt a complementary color waiting to explode … Continue reading

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‘Snail Shell’ music video by TMBG

It seems that every concrete poem I conceive, “They Might Be Giants” has spun a song on the same theme! Who would believe? First turtles singing, now a snail shell repeating! It’s useless, there’s no rest for the thought process. … Continue reading

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Snail’s Progress

Concrete poem of a gallivanting gastropod with gooey glue ‘toe-jam football’ As the Beatles so eloquently sang, “Let it be” and “Come Together” over this much maligned mollusk! For more information about snails, check out these links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snail http://molluscs.at/gastropoda/index.html?/gastropoda/morphology/locomotion.html

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Hey, Who’s that Playing They Might Be Giants on Friday!

It’s Friday, so feast your ears and eyes on “They Might Be Giants” music video “The Guitar” (The Lion Sleeps Tonight). Jump up and down, tap your fingers and toes, give a random dude or dudett a high five, crank … Continue reading

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They Might Be Giants – Turtle Songs of North America

Since I have been on a turtle kick most of my life, I thought I’d search for the most awesome U-tube video out there about our reptilian friends. Naturally, I typed in the words “turtle” and “They Might Be Giants.” … Continue reading

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Put your funny bone to the test with They Might Be Giants!

My favorite, most quirky band, “They Might Be Giants,” invites you to put science to the test in this smart and witty music video. Enjoy and please hypothesize responsibly!

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The solar equation

In celebration of the sunshine’s return for summer, I have retouched one of my older poems to add some color to your lives (see above). I have also included a music video (see below) by one of my favorite musical … Continue reading

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