HW Pick: A Love Supreme, In John Coltrane’s Words (video)

a love supremem screen shotFrom Open Culture on Vimeo, James Cary describes his video creation:

A few years ago, knowing I absolutely adored the John Coltrane December 1964 album, “A Love Supreme” my wife gave me this incredible book by Ashley Kahn : “A Love Surpreme/The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album.” Continue Reading →

‘And Still I Rise’ By Maya Angelou (video)

mayaangelouIn addition to her well-known autobiographies, Maya Angelou has steadily written poetry over the years. Continue Reading →

Ned O’Gorman, Harlem School Founder Passes

OGorman-obit-master675Ned O’Gorman, poet and founder of the Children’s Storefront, a tuition-free school in Harlem created to combat what he saw as “the pervasive lack of imagination” in children’s education. Continue Reading →

‘Forbid the Thief’ A New Poem


By Carol Lazarus (written on Sept. 15th 2013)


Do not be distracted.

Forbid the thief from entering in.


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