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WHERE IS JIM HARRISON?

Posted in Favourite Poets, Reblogs with tags on April 9, 2016 by James Munro

SEVEN POEMS FROM A MASTER

REMEMBERING A GREAT WRITER THROUGH SOME OF HIS FINAL WORDS

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(This is a reblog – please click on the image)

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Time And The Swede

Posted in Favourite images, Reblogs with tags , , on February 12, 2015 by James Munro

City Jackdaw

A while ago, on Facebook, I stumbled across this photograph of my old Swedish friend Agnetha Fältskog, taken from the first Abba Greatest Hits album of 1975. If you look closely, you will see that inserted into her hand is a copy of her last solo album, A, released in 2013. Both albums, both images, separated by thirty-eight years, stand, in a way, like chronological bookends of a linear journey. Of her linear journey, along that particular period of her life. In between, of course, much has changed. For better, or for worse. Such is life.

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I like to think that the photoshopping artist, whoever he or she may be, has, like I, a penchant for both history and continuity, similarly casting an appreciative eye over the progressive journey, yet, also, being cut to the quick by the unstoppable, winnowing effect of time itself.

There is a song on Agnetha’s…

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COMMENTARY: The Self-Parody of the Contemporary Artist Statement

Posted in Reblogs on January 30, 2015 by James Munro

Reblogged from The Remodern Review

December 20, 2014 Article, Commentary, Visual Art

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image by bill watterson

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Five Unexpected and Inspiring Literary Friendships

Posted in Favourite Poets, Reblogs with tags , , on November 2, 2014 by James Munro

A Poet Calls on a Poet

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