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Zadie Smith on What Writers Can Learn from Some of History’s Greatest Dancers-Brainpickings

“Oh, how wonderful! How like thought! How like the mind it is!” Helen Keller exclaimed when she experienced dance for the first time in legendary choreographer Martha Graham’s studio. Graham herself saw a parallel between her particular art and all creative endeavors of … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – C for Cherokee

Hi all, Monday rolls round again. Hope you’re all having a good start to the week. Continuing with our A to Z Challenge, today is C and okay we’re going to have a teeny little cheat! While C is for … Continue reading

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Work, eat, sleep, repeat

A life spent in drudgery In the fires of industry Drained faces Derelict houses Masses of paupers putting one foot in front of the other Scant leisure Hope a buried treasure Work, eat, sleep, repeat Highlights: cigarettes and beer and … Continue reading

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