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The flower on stage Representing a garden Blossoms in the mind. Later, dreaming, the mind Catches the scent and restores Every knotted tree. And words well-spoken Whisper in the clamor Of later centuries, Enduring, lingering, And listening, as if From eternity.   by Ben LaVergne Original bio from the ...

Untitled [“When have you ever heard a silent crowd?”]

When have you ever heard a silent crowd? Without a word, they watched their schoolhouse burn But one man must have turned his wide-brimmed hat Over and over slowly in his hands. They go home silent. I remember when I wanted to be Amish, like in books, Or Mennonite, like one I saw, my age, Pushing a stroller, in a pioneer ...

3 Games

by Joseph Prever   The only options are boredom or exhaustion. Not that you are going to end up permanently bored or permanently exhausted; only that, unless you are committed to constant exhaustion, you will be bored at one point or another. The only way to make sure that boredom never arrives is to occupy yourself from ...

Structure and Freedom: What Are Legos Good For?

by Grubby   Aside from the interesting cultural, social, and political discussions provoked by The Lego Movie, there's also the equally interesting discussion of the toy itself. Some reviewers have observed a disparity between the film's celebration of improvisation and the typical design and marketing of contemporary Lego ...