Author: JNaz

JUST HAD TO SHARE

Reading a conversation between Camille Dungy and Kaveh Akbar, in Orion magazine, and came upon this, which blew my head right off. So had to share… Kaveh Akbar says – In terms of the hunger for poems, just as a human enterprise, or the hunger for encountering illumination that is not of yourself —that’s just art.

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A MOST REMARKABLE CREATURE by Jonathan Meiburg

I didn’t want this book to end. Really, I didn’t. Part natural history, part evolutionary biology, part adventure epic, all fascinating. Science, philosophy, history, biography. This book satisfied on so many levels. I just soaked it up. Jonathan Meiburg offers us a riveting portrait of these fascinating birds – genus caracara. Intelligent and resourceful, historically

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STARS!!!

I highly recommend you take three minutes of your day and watch this startling film. True dark is a vast resource, lost to many of us. So much of our night sky invisible. I watched this several times, just relishing the stars. Also, I turned off the sound half way through my first viewing and

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UN-AMERICAN by Hafizah Geter

I have just finished reading and exploring Hafizah Geter’s debut collection of poems and I am knocked flat. These poems traverse many landscapes, internal and external/brutal and beautiful. These are spare pieces that pack a big punch as she deals with issues of love, loss, racism, abuse, police brutality, family. They are, at once, accessible

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