Monthly Archives: December 2011

If You’re Busy, You’re Doing Something Wrong: The Surprisingly Relaxed Lives of Elite Achievers


**This is a guest post from Study Hacks** (the Url is in the bottom of the post**   The Berlin Study In the early 1990s, a trio of psychologists descended on the Universität der Künste, a historic arts academy in the heart of West Berlin. They came to study the violinists. As described in their […]

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Orange Moonlight Sky


As she clutches the moon in her arms She dwells in her universe of sound Pale moon against her fingers Sounds of Lament from her sisters Light breaking the Darkness As snow-like skin Caresses the molasses colored blanket Twists and turns Drowned dreams Muffled speech The moon slowly flickers Beside her feet Light Orange penetrates […]

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Whispers of Heavenly Death


WHISPERS of heavenly death, murmur’d I hear; Labial gossip of night—sibilant chorals; Footsteps gently ascending—mystical breezes, wafted soft and low; Ripples of unseen rivers—tides of a current, flowing, forever flowing; (Or is it the plashing of tears? the measureless waters of human tears?) 5 I see, just see, skyward, great cloud-masses; Mournfully, slowly they roll, […]

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“Se”


Heart racing Palms sweating Feet kicking A final cadence plays A bow that surely says Time’s up You’re up … Moderator stands Time’s up No turning back She introduces the song Silence ensues As a reminder of what I must do Why am I so nervous? It’s because you are there… My friends and my […]

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