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A carpet frays from the edges…

…but the carpet of Muslims Al Andalus frayed from the very center

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April 27, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Sound of Silence

Happy World Book Day!
The Sound of Silence

By Katrina Goldsaito, illustrated by Julia Kuo

“Do you have a favorite sound?” little Yoshio asks. The musician answers, “The most beautiful sound is the sound of ma, of silence.”

But Yoshio lives in Tokyo, Japan: a giant, noisy, busy city. He hears shoes squishing through puddles, trains whooshing, cars beeping, and families laughing. Tokyo is like a symphony hall!

Where is silence?

Join Yoshio on his journey through the hustle and bustle of the city to find the most beautiful sound of all.

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April 23, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

What A Wonderful World

April 22, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

M.C. Escher: Sky and Water 1

Gayle Thomas | 1998 | 3 min

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April 21, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Happy Birthday, Joan Miró!

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April 20, 2017 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

Spring Rain

by Matsuo Bashō (1644–1694)

Spring rain
leaking through the roof
dripping from the wasps’ nest

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April 17, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Old Pond

April 17, 2017 at 6:25 pm Leave a comment

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