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Intermission

IntermissionHear audio by clicking mp3 attachment!(Part of poem, "Coalescence") I thought I might take a break at this point to look around,Now that I’m in the business of making things resound.It’s so nice to have the luxury of being carefree. If you stop and sit back and try to take in everything,It stuns you and you can’t focus on anythingUntil something crops up, and what…See More
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Joan Henehan replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Coalescence
"It's an odyssey..."
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Coalescence

Coalescence (part of  Living Poem)by Rob Neufeld Intro Don’t listen, children, and do not hear.(A monster is coming and there’s no escapeWithin this story, and no good way to tell it, Except to gaze at the horror as at a flower,A disaster streaming off extremes it breedsEverywhere and in our minds, disabling our power.) Distractions are good, puzzles that teaseAnd please and fill the main scene,…See More
Dec 11, 2018
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The Sultan's Dream

The Sultan’s Dream (Part of Living Poem) When it comes to walking, the jig’s up.No more fit lad sitting at the pub.No more flim-flam smiling with a limp. See how the legs totter and the torso leans.Do you know what a lame sultan dreams?Of reclining on a divan wearing pantaloons, Comparing his plight to a mountaineer’sNegotiating an icy bluff in a fierce wind,And then lounging in a tent to unwind. Which…See More
Nov 15, 2018
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The Tale of Ononis

The Tale of Ononis by Rob Neufeld Part 1: The Making of a Celebrity ❧  Hare Begins His Tale  Ononis was my region’s name.People now call it Never-the-same.I’ll start with the day a delivery came. The package I got was a devil’s dare,Swaddled and knotted in Swamp Bloat hairAnd bearing, in red, one word: “Beware!” Bloats are creatures from the Land of Mud Pies,Wallowing in waste with tightly closed eyesUntil fears bring tears and the bleary bloats rise.   ❧  Hare’s Colleagues  I asked my boss,…See More
Nov 9, 2018
Connie Regan-Blake posted an event

Drop Your Troubles: A Solo Storytelling Performance with Connie Regan-Blake at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

December 1, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Join this internationally renowned storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she transforms a packed theater into an intimate circle of friends with old-timey charm, wisdom, and humor. We’ll also welcome the Singer of  Stories, Donna Marie Todd, who will perform her original story, “The Amazing Zicafoose Sisters.” Connie’s last two shows at BMCA have sold…See More
Nov 6, 2018
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Explore the Landscapes of Story and Telling at Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies

January 23, 2019 at 10am to February 27, 2019 at 12pm
A Storytelling Offering in Asheville, NCWednesday Mornings 10am-12pmJanuary 23 – February 27, 2019 This winter Connie is excited to offer a learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville, NC at Lenoir-Rhyne University for six story-work sessions with a weekly format that allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories. During these weekly sessions participants are invited…See More
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Explore the Landscapes of Story & Telling at Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies

January 23, 2019 at 10am to February 27, 2019 at 12pm
A Storytelling Offering in Asheville, NCWednesday Mornings 10am-12pmJanuary 23 – February 27, 2019 This winter Connie is excited to offer a learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville, NC at Lenoir-Rhyne University for six story-work sessions with a weekly format that allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories. During these weekly sessions participants are invited…See More
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Connie Regan-Blake presents A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

April 6, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Join nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she hosts her workshop participants in an enchanting evening of storytelling in “A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories.” The event will be hosted by the Black Mountain Center for the Arts, just a short drive from Asheville nestled in the picturesque mountains surrounding the area. Call the Center for advance tickets (828) 669-0930 or order…See More
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Connie Regan-Blake's Taking Your Story to the Stage Workshop at StoryWindow Productions

April 5, 2019 to April 7, 2019
The focus of this “Taking Your Story to the Stage” 3-day workshop is on storytelling performance. Each participant is asked to come with a story that is almost “stage-ready.” Set in Connie’s home tucked in the beautiful mountains surrounding Asheville, NC, this workshop provides a supportive, affirming…See More
Oct 28, 2018
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Let’s say every word is precious

Let’s say every word is precious (Part of Living Poem) Let’s say every word is precious.Say every word is precious.Every word is precious.Every word precious.Every word.Word.--Rob Neufeld, Oct. 16, 2018See More
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Nancy Sutton replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Metamorphoses
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Oct 3, 2018
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Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses (Part of Living Poem)Hear audio: Metamorphoses%20181004_0192.MP3 So Apollo committed the first rape.He’d come back from exterminating Python,The Bane of Humanity, now his arrow-victim,And stopped to mock…See More
Oct 2, 2018
Joan Henehan replied to Joan Henehan's discussion on Reading Living Poem
"Fantastic, that will be very helpful."
Sep 22, 2018

Living Thing Go

Species found for LivingThingGo

(This page links back to a Facebook page on which people post photos of living things they find--to share images; for the joy of alertness; to chart their discoveries; and to elicit comments and get help with identification, if necessary.)

Kingdom: Plantae

    Phylum: Anthophyta (flowering plants)

        Class: Eudicots

            Order: Lamiales

                Family: Lamiaceae (mint)

                    Genus: Thymus

                        Species: Vulgarus (common thyme)

                            Bev Robertson, August 1, 2016  LINK

                Family: Scrophulariaceae (figworts)

                   Genus: Verbascum (mullein)

                     Species: Thapsus (common mullein)

                       Rob Neufeld, July 17, 2016; posted August 3, 2016 LINK

            Order:  Myrtales               

                Family: Lythraceae

                    Genus: Lagerstroemia (crape myrtle)

                        Rob Neufeld, posted August 10 2016  LINK

                Family:  Onagraceae (evening primrose)

                    Genus: Oenothera

                        Species:  Fruticosa (sundrop)

                            Rob Neufeld, posted August 1, 2016  LINK

Kingdom: Animalia

    Phylum: Arthropoda

        Class: Insecta

            Order: Coleoptera (beetles)

                Family: Coccinellidea (ladybugs)

                    Genus: Harmonoa

                        Species: axyridis

                             Abby Reifsnyder, August 25, 2016  LINK

            Order: Diptera (flies)

                Family: Tipolidae (large crane flies)

                    Rob Neufeld, August 22, 2016  LINK

            Order: Hymenoptera (sawflies, wasps, bees, and ants)

                Family: Braconidae (parasitic wasps)

                    Genus: Dinocampus

                        Species: coccinellae (parasitic wasps of ladybugs)

                            Abby Reifsnyder, August 25, 2016 LINK

                Family: Crabronidae (wasps)

                    Genus: Trypoxylon

                        Species: politum (organ pipe mud dauber)

                            Rob Neufeld, August 5, 2016  LINK        

                Family: Vespidae (yellowjackets, hornets; paper, pollen, mason, and pollen wasps)

                    Genus: Polistes (paper wasps)

                        Species: dorsalis

                            Rob Neufeld, August 5, 2016  LINK 

            Order: Lepidoptera

                Family: Erebidae

                    Genus: Euchaetes

                        Species: egle (milkweed tiger moth; milkweed tussock caterpillar)

                            Abby Reifsnyder, August 2016.  LINK

                Family: Nymphalidae (butterflies that stand on 4 legs)

                    Genus: Dryas

                        Species: iulia (Julia butterfly)

                            Subspecies: alcionea

                                Christopher Jobson, August 10, 2015; posted by Bev Robertson August 5,                                    2016  LINK

            Order: Odonata (carnivorous insects, incl. dragonflies and damselflies)

                Family: Libellulidea  (skimmers and perchers)

                    Genus: Libellula (skimmers)

                        Species: incesta (slaty skimmer)  

                            Rob Neufeld, August 5, 2016  LINK 

    Phylum: Chordata

        Class: Aves (birds)

            Order: Anseriformes (web-footed waterfowl)

                Family: Anatidea (ducks, geese, and swans)

                    Genus: Cairina (ducks)

                        Species: moschata (muscovy duck)

                            Nancy Sutton, August 6, 2016  LINK

            Order: Gruiformes (cranes, crakes, and rails)

                Family: Rallidae (rails)

                    Genus: Fulica (coots)

                        Species: atra (Eurasian coot)

                            Abby Reifsnyder, August 25, 2016  LINK

            Order: Passeriformes (perching birds)

                Family: Hirundinidae (swallows and martins, aerial feeders)

                    Genus: Ptyonoprogne (crag martins)

                        Species: rupestris (Eurasian crag martin)

                            Abby Reifsnyder, Aug. 19, 2016; posted Aug. 24, 2016.  LINK

            Order: Piciformes (woodpeckers, toucans et al)

                Family: Picidae (woodpeckers)

                    Genus: Dryocopus

                        Species: Pileatus (pileated woodpecker)

                            Bev Robertson, May 2, 2013; posted August 2, 2016  LINK

            Order: Suliformes (frigatebirds, boobys, cormorants et al)

                Family: Phalacrocoracidae (cormorants and shags)

                    Genus: Phalacrocorax

                        Species: Auritus (double crested cormorant)

                            Abby Reifsnyder, July 2016; posted August 2, 2016.  LINK

        Class: Mammalia (mammals)

            Order: Artiodactyla (Even-toed ungulates)

                Family: Bovidae (cloven-hoofed, ruminant mammals)

                    Genus: Bos (wild and domestic cattle)

                        Species: Tauris (cattle)

                        Variety: Red Angus cattle

                            Abby Reifsnyder, July 2016; posted August 2, 2016  LINK

                Family: Cervidae (deer)

                    Genus: Alces (moose)

                        Species: Alces

                            Subspecies: giges (Alaskan moose)

                                Shellie Rose Kacillas, posted August 1, 2016  LINK

        Class: Reptilia

            Order: Testudines (turtles)

                Family: Emydidae (marsh turtles)

                    Genus: Terrapene

                        Species: Carolina (common box turtle)

                            Subspecies: Carolina (eastern box turtle)

                                Rob Neufeld, August 4, 2016  LINK

 

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