Bohemian Lips

I go back and I read it one, two, ten times Over and over in mammoth waves that violently roll, Tumbling over each other in a truculent hurry. A hundred times, a thousand times. But there is no more nostalgia for the quintessential word of your mouth, A deft click of the tongue and drawing

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Can We Debunk the Myth of Material Prosperity? Round Table on Higher Education at Bard College Berlin

The Round Table on Higher Education was inaugurated in 2010 by representatives of German and U.S. educational institutions in order to define and advance the role of liberal arts in the higher educational practices of Europe. Both countries have a unique approach to higher education, whereby American universities cultivate exposure to an assortment of disciplines

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The versatile artist Joulia Strauss performs ancient Greek hymns at the Bard College Berlin workshop on Pythagorean Harmonics

The program of the conference Pythagorean Harmonics from Philolaus to Leibniz, which took place on October 19-20th  at Bard College Berlin, consisted mainly of scholarly lectures given by experts in their fields, which were as diverse as Greek philosophy, mathematics, music or art history. The participants discussed in an interdisciplinary framework recent discoveries or novel

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BUNKER: a short story

Mila Rosenthal sat in the kitchen of her apartment a week before the first air raid of her city: Berlin. Her son, Peter, was still asleep in his room. Mila set the kettle on the stove top and walked around aimlessly, humming to herself. As the water began to boil, she watched the steam rise.

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Serenity

I yield, To the morning haze that engulfs my spirits;   I yield.   For Mother Nature calls, My body withdraws; I am within and without.   Serenity.   I know not why My slumbers break with the sunrise. My inner and outer worlds meddle and wed,   And I am one.   The birds

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