Posted in Art, exhibitions

Vincent van Gogh, Starry Night

Culturespaces creates a multi-sensory experience through a new digital exhibition in the Atelier des Lumières showcasing the life and works of Vincent van Gogh.

Photo: © Culturespaces / S. Lloyd

Posted in Art, Traditions

Flights of Fancy

Celebrating the Year of the Pig
Posted in Inspiration, Poetry

As we grow old

Senator Murray Sinclair’s
poem on growing older.
There is something so precious about slowing down and being present.
Age is not wasted on the elderly.

Photo by Joel & Jasmin Førestbird on Unsplash

Mizana Gheezhik (Sen. Murray Sinclair)

As we grow old
the ground we walk on
rises up
so that,
as each of those few moments
left to us
pass by
and we grow old
and hair turns greyer still
we move a bit more slowly.
At such a speed,
we can see around us
more of life today
and feel we understand 
the present 
for we have lived
among the weeds
and trees,
from which it came.
And we have much we want
and need
to say.
But, sometimes,
no one asks

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Posted in A Day in a Life

“I’m not a morning person.”

Frequent Fires

As someone who’s spent nearly all of the waking years of my life with the deep understanding thatI’m not a morning person… let me be the first to say waking up early has always been an uphill f*cking battle. When I wake up, my eyes tend to have about 20 years of crust sealing them shut, and my voice has been witnessed going 7 octaves lower, possibly summoning demons against whomever decided that 5am is a good time to ask me questions about my day. Just ask my husband.

When I say that I’ve been this way my whole life, you can also ask my grandmother, who can attest to me sleeping the morning away as a child and having to rip the sheets off me in order to stir me from what was a near impenetrable slumber. All this, to say: I know that there are some people…

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