As Homo sapiens continues its evolutionary transition to perception of an ever broader range of the light spectrum
New one-syllable words for the color blue:
New two-syllable words for the color blue:
And going forward, acceptable general substitutions for the word blue shall include “misunderstood” and/or “snowy owl.”
5 X 7 watercolor and haiku by Sabine Miller, 2017
The mind which plunges into Surrealism relives with burning excitement the best part of childhood.
— Andre Breton
How will I know love?
Going back in time to look through my childhood dresser drawers
Question Harry Hudson, Answer Michelle Tennison (2004)
The unconscious mind is decidedly simple, unaffected, straightforward, and honest. It hasn’t got all of this facade, this veneer of what we call adult culture. It’s rather simple, rather childish. It’s direct and free.
— Milton H. Erikson
What is God’s end game?
Question Michelle Tennison, Answer Sabine Miller (2015)
How many muscles are in a body?
Q&A Session with Timothy Binkele, Anna Binkele (age 14), Seth Binkele (age 11), Cole Binkele (age 5), Ella Binkele (age 3), Mary Ellen Binkele, and Michelle Tennison (2015)
Milton H. Erikson was an American psychiatrist specializing in hypnosis.
Background soap bubble image from a photo by Beverly Borton.
This is a true revolution, Poetic first, because it denies poetry by transcending it. The arrangement as a poem is banished in favor of the automatic text, the dictation of the unconscious, the dream narrative. No concern for art, for beauty. Those are paltry goals, unworthy of attention. The poet’s soul is what it is.
Maurice Nadeau, The History of Surrealism
Does the ocean have a soul?
All the children tell the same story.
Q&A Session Mary Ellen Binkele and Michelle Tennison (2013)
Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks