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#Haiku of the day (March 10)

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Daily haiku: Trams – Riders live and die/ Warmth turns to cold turns to warmth/ They loop on unfazed

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#Haiku of the day (March 9)

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Daily haiku: Us – The first shy flowers/ Peeked out the frozen ground white/ Turning red in spring

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Dolus Mutombo

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The music of this Congolese singer-songwriter turned out to be deeply relatable to me: musically, it reminded me of the instantly-cheerfulness-inducing Caribbean rhythms I had grown up around in Miami (I am thankful for transnational transfers); sentimentally, one of his songs, especially, gave a close description of a romantic situation I thought I was living with someone at the time.

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Stewart Tunnicliff and his poetry

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Our first guest blogger is Stewart Tunnicliff, a Brit and a glocal who loves Leipzig, been here 14 years and (for sure) counting. Stew does a lot of things in this community, often dealing with sharing the power of words and communications – a lead in Leipzig Writers and Trans Lingo; an organizer and avid promoter…

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The Cyans

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Our regular MoviesAndTV columnist for The Leipzig Glocal, a Leipzig lover, today shares with us what he has discovered over the years about what has historically and culturally made our city a sort of "crossroads of Europe," writing that "living here, you really feel the change from a provincial to not only a pan-European city, as in the past, but one with an international flavour and a beat in the streets."

“The Cyans is an independent international power trio from Leipzig/Germany that plays original music apparently closest to alternative rock, based on songs written by Zomb Menon. The band plays concerts regularly in the Leipzig area.”

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Leipzig as seen by its lovers

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The angles of Leipzig sliding before my eyes glowed with such beauty and artistic sensitivity that they could only have been the offspring of a serious romance between the photographers and the city.

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