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Recent Poems written in May 2012

Poems written in May 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1. [Strange but true. Remember this when naming your children]

Too many consonants at the front of a name

makes the person cold and hard hearted.

Too many vowels at the front of a name

makes the person vulnerable to harm.

2.

When kites have a wind

of their own

and no longer need

wind or string ...

3.

A meteor is trying to keep up with…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 29, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments

Musea Weekly Art Contest for 5/22/12 - good luck players!

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

In 1996 this person started an archive for the entire internet. This person is also trying to save one copy of every book made! Name that visionary librarian!

IS

Brewster Kahle. Some of these internet pioneers are doing groundbreaking work for all!

I had no correct eligible answers. Seems the answer was checked out of your library!

I don't dumb down/so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win a…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 22, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Musea #184, Dictionary of Small Ideas, now out and online

Dear Readers,

THE NEW ISSUE OF MUSEA, THE DICTIONARY OF SMALL IDEAS issue, is now out!

Some of you have already gotten the hard copies of it, carried at the stores of the usual suspects. If you have not, Webmaster Matthew has posted it on the Musea Website at

http://www.musea.us/newdex.html

Click on the #184 May/June/July Musea Issue*

The Issue may be a one of a kind one. I don't know of anyone who has suggested so…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 18, 2012 at 8:46am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 5/15/12

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

This week we have an architectural question: It took a big big brain to invent this...

Who invented the cat door?

IS

Isaac Newton

I had no correct eligible answers. Seems the question was not taken with the needed gravity it deserved! I don't dumb down/so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band CD) or my NEWER cd CALLED ‘NEXT”(‘06) or my NEWEST…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 15, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments

BIG LIST - new inductees

Update 5/8/12 New Songs For The BIG LIST

http://wp.me/p5S9X-36

Most Bittersweet Duet, Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse, "Body and Soul" (yt).

Best Uptempo Update, A-Teens, "Can't Help Falling In Love" (yt).

Best Remake of The Composer's Own Hit, Joni Mitchell, "Both Sides Now" 2000 Live Performance (yt).

Best 50's Style Comedy Song, Lenny And The Squigtones, (from the 'Laverne and Shirley' TV series) "Star Crossed"…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 8, 2012 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Poems written in April 2012

Poems written in April 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1 [For more on ideas for a revolution in art see http://tinyurl.com/38a5txu ]

Modern art

you've lost your way.

I'd rather see

a comic book,

fashion drawings,

or children's art,

an illustration,

or anything but

Modern art

you've lost your way!

2

The wave has edges but where do they…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 30, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments

Musea zine weekly art quiz - test your art smarts for massive prizes

This major known and celebrated American writer, said his favorite work was his biography of Joan of Arc. And that it took him 12 years of preparation and 2 years of writing to make. Name that author.

IS

Mark Twain! He said, "I like Joan of Arc best of all my books; and it is the best; I know it perfectly well. And besides, it furnished me seven times the pleasure afforded me by any of the others; twelve years of preparation, and two years of writing. The others needed no preparation…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 9, 2012 at 10:23am — No Comments

Poems Written in Late March

Poems written in late March 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1. [Biblio-attack!]

Books to the left of me!

Books to the right of me!

I'm being attacked

in the library!

2.. (Kid's Poems for Spring]

Wake up! Wake up!

you sleepy plants,

Doff the winter night shirts.

Don your summer green shifts.

Don your budding gloves

Wake up! Wake up!

Spring is ringing it's clock!

3.[…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 2, 2012 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest for this week

This word means a total work of art - an artwork that merges many types of art in to a total single work.

IS

Gesamtkunstwerk . I had no correct answers. Seems your total answer was shy some part! I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band CD) or my NEWER cd CALLED ‘NEXT”(‘06) or my NEWEST cd CALLED ‘THIRDS” (May ‘07) or my MORE NEWEST cd Called “FOUR-TH” (‘08) or my MOST NEWEST cd CALLED ‘5-TH (Nov.'09) or…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 27, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments

Poems written in March

Poems written in March 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1 [Rainy day poem]

"Yes,

It's cloudy,

but the Moon

will return."

My hand

pulls the shades

and muffles

the rain.

2 [Idea from a Zen story]

the pail of water

held the…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 19, 2012 at 10:26am — No Comments

Myspace, what happened?

Readers,  what is your experience/history with Myspace?

Most of us agree that the consolidation of the arts into so few corporate hands (Big 6 - see below) is not good for the arts. When that hand full of conglomerates not only make and distribute the art; but, review the art they make too - that is too much. That's reason enough to do some trust busting. BUT

Most of us think , somewhere in the back of our minds, that these business leaders, though hard on quality art, are…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 19, 2012 at 9:14am — No Comments

Zinester's 6-TH CD now free online and stands up well to any other CD

Trumpets please ... Yes it's official the new CD, my 6th CD, titled '6-TH" is now out and left home for an online world tour.

Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar / 6-TH

Hear it here

http://www.hunkasaurus.com/music.html

OR directly

http://www.hunkasaurus.com/6-TH.html

Read about each song here…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 14, 2012 at 8:38am — No Comments

Poem: Relaxed after Reading

Relaxed after reading

I closed my book.

My eyelids follow

and there appeared stairs.

I began to descend

step after step.

The light of my lantern

bounced off the quartz

embedded in the walls.

I blinked my eyes

and a draft of air,

a repeating echo,

swept me away...

across an ocean

and an ocean beyond

across outer space

across time itself ...

There appeared ahead

a high raised place.

I stood on a mountain…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 10, 2012 at 10:44am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 3/6/12 - good luck

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

The 1966 sci-fi film, 'Fahrenheit 451", is all about the Firemen, who instead of stopping fires, seek out all books ( that author Bradbury thought burned at 451 degrees) and burn them to help control information. The art question is this, there are only 2 words printed in the film (that aren't on the covers of the books that are shown). What are they?

IS

"The End" at the very end, adding a bit of hope to a…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 6, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 2/29/12

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

This week's question is obscure, tough, and a lot of fun. Fantasy and Science Fiction magazine has been publishing since my birth year, 1949. It's the most widely read sci-fi magazine. In 1980 F&SF had a 30 year contest that went like this. Readers were asked to choose some science fiction concept that would be a reality by 2010, and win $2,010 for it. The magazine says that of the 2,700 entries, there were many…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on February 29, 2012 at 11:07am — No Comments

Musea Extra - Oscar Recap by Melanie Pruit

Readers,

This has become an annual tradition here at Musea. We reprint or link to Melanie Pruit's movie blog, "Confessions of a Movie Queen", for her Oscar recap. Enjoy

http://listen2uraunt.wordpress.com/2012/02/27/the-201112-oscars-joyno-joy-in-merylville/

Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 19 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 27, 2012 at 9:05pm — No Comments

Poems written in Feb 2012

Poems written in Feb. 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1 [Poem for WIS, Writings In Science, a sci-fi novel in progress]

The rocket looked

like an ocean liner

under the higher

full lit Moon.

"Ahoy! Ahoy!

all you travelers,

lost in space

and long from home."

2 [a personal favorite]

I

like a moth

move

toward the flame.

3 [Poem for WIS]

I hate it when I

turn…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on February 20, 2012 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest for 2/20/12 Our 500th Contest

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



My 6-TH CD release party was last week (Thursday night on the Hunkasaurus website), and this week's question was about my music. Lots of strings attached!



In 1967 a local group in Tyler, Texas, was going to record a song I'd written, then titled "Your Lovin' Trip" - it was the late 60's remember. Complication arose and they couldn't do it. The guitar player for the Tyler group, Doug Rhone, later went on…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on February 20, 2012 at 10:10am — No Comments

Party's On Now - Door's Open

Party's on now! Click on this to join and hear the new CD for a limited time only!!!
http://www.Musea.wordpress.com/

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 16, 2012 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Directions to the CD online release party for Thursday

Readers,Friends,and Family

To access the new CD release party click on this url
(Official time 7-9 but check it out anytime)

http://musea.wordpress.com

Tom Hendricks 
(editor of the 19 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 15, 2012 at 10:24am — No Comments

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