Tonight I attended a free large-scale light installation at Columbia University’s Lenfest Center for the Arts called Waterlicht, which means “water light” in Dutch.
Waterlicht is a three-day only installation designed by Dutch artist Dan Roosengaarde.
More details can be found at the link below. From my experience, registering is not required. Just show up and enjoy!
Limber limbs suspended in time – such grace is revelation.
Acutely aware of all the wonder that surrounds us,
my mind willingly turns inward.
Everything and everyone – stranger and citizen alike – is poetry.
epic narratives, only known by a select few,
or possibly by thousands who worship in earnest.
Even with vats of black plashes,
I cannot record them all.
My ink will run dry
and my memory banks shall prove insufficient.
It would prove to be a risible endeavor.
And yet, I ache for the loss,
with no anodyne in sight.
Living is the daily removal of dust
from various places
and beloved faces,
tending to years as if
we could hold them within
our ever-shrinking hands.
Fingers fold, hardening into
Wiping away time becomes
tedious, more trouble than it’s worth,
in a season when keeping one’s eyes
open can be a tremendous struggle.
leave them alone
all thoughts and traces
Last night my sister treated me to an Orville Peck show at the Music Hall of Wiliamsburg. He was fabulous!
You can check out his music video for “Dead of Night” at the link below.
Orville Peck-Dead of Night video
music hall of williamsburg
though it be stale and laced full of holes,
give us this day our daily bread,
for the shops are all closed and bakers
are home, sleeping quite soundly in
I was walking up East 10th Street this afternoon when I saw a baker sculpting an
unusual looking cake. When I asked her what she was making, she said that it was
President Trump’s head stylized as a peach and that it was going to appear in a
television program. As I walked away, I wondered if the cake has a mint
flavor./New York, NY-2019.October.06
UPDATE/October.07-This cake was being made for Joy Behar’s birthday. It was
featured on The View this morning.