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‘O Sleepless as the river under thee, Vaulting the sea, the prairies’ dreaming sod, Unto us lowliest sometime sweep, descend; And of the curveship lend a myth to God’

We are approaching the centennial of Hart Crane’s epic “Bridge”. Contemporaneous depiction of Brooklyn Bridge, new to me as of Emma Acker’s “Precisionist” show at the DeYoung Museum in 2018: Quirky and superficial but I did correspond with my former … Continue reading

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Shut up and Dance by Pearl Harbour and the Explosions 1978 Vs The Dance section of Hart Crane bridge poem circa 1923 or 55 years prior

I thought of Pearl Harbour this morning because I learned she is the sister of the recently deceased gallerist Ed Gilbert. Her biggest song is “Shut Up And Dance”. My smart phone let me play it, somewhat quietly. My wife … Continue reading

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