Peace

William Butler Yeats Poetry Leave a Comment

Ah, that Time could touch a form That could show what Homer’s age Bred to be a hero’s wage. ‘Were not all her life but storm, Would not painters paint a form Of such noble lines,’ I said, ‘Such a delicate high head, All that sternness amid charm, All that sweetness amid strength?’ Ah, but peace that comes at length, …

Beginning My Studies

Walt Whitman Poetry Leave a Comment

Beginning my studies the first step pleas’d me so much, The mere fact consciousness, these forms, the power of motion, The least insect or animal, the senses, eyesight, love, The first step I say awed me and pleas’d me so much, I have hardly gone and hardly wish’d to go any farther, But stop and loiter all the time to …

The Water

Henry Lawson Poetry Leave a Comment

Let others make the songs of loveFor our young struggling nation;But I will sing while e’er I liveThe Songs of Irrigation;For while the white man shall begetThe white man’s son and daughter,The two most precious things for us Shall still be wheat and water. We’ve been drought-ruined in the West, And ever in my dreaming I see wide miles of …

Black and white landscape photograph of the record player from the first scene of Twin Peaks Season 3, "The Return." This precedes the Giant's inviting of Agent Cooper to, "Listen to the Sound"

Listen to the Sounds: The Best Music Scenes from Twin Peaks

Daniel DiPaolo Music, Television Leave a Comment

I still can’t get the music from Twin Peaks out of my head. To those who have never seen it, I find myself repeating: “the music will come to haunt your days and nights.” Twin Peaks is indeed haunting. It is also a supernatural, soap-operatic, slapsticky, surreal, pulpy police procedural. They all seem to belong together, somehow, and the wonderful, totally unforgettable …