Daily haiku: Mine – Nothing but my self/ All furniture second-hand/ Love flies off again
Invited by my friend and local celebrity musician Dolus Mutombo, I will appear on Leipzig’s Radio Blau Tuesday, April 14, from 6 to 7 in the evening. I’ll be on the multicultural show Zwischenraum, along with Dolus, now a regular contributor, and host Azzeddine Touggourt. We’ll be talking about this blog and what I hope to accomplish, as well as perhaps something about my native Brazil and other places I’ve been, and will play some diverse (including Brazilian) music on air.
This year, the film “Still Alice” – about a middle-aged linguistics professor, mother and wife diagnosed with Alzheimer’s – brought lead actress Julianne Moore her long-overdue first Oscar. Although much of the publicity around the movie may have been related to such a happening, guest reviewer Stewart Tunnicliff gives us plenty of reasons (besides Moore’s performance) why we…
Daily haiku: Outcome – Youth wasted in strife/ The love I’d never have known/ Had you stayed with me
Daily haiku: Purple – A flower or wound/ A ribbon of awareness/ A medal for death
“The American Dream, American self-renewal, and the hedonism and excess of the Jazz Age.”