“The Known and the Unknown” #1

a writer's word polished or rawThe Known and the Unknown – #1
Excerpts from the Essay “Fail Safe”
Written by Debbie Millman
Post by Jennifer Kiley
Post Sunday 20th July 2014
The Essay titled “Fail Safe”
Taken From Anthology
Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays
on the Intersection of Life and Design

Debbie Millman is an Artist
Strategist & Interviewer

“Fail Safe”  The Essay-Explores Existential Skills-Living With Uncertainty-Embracing The Unfamiliar-Allowing For Not Knowing-Cultivating What John Keats Famously Termed “Negative Capability”

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The Known and the Unknown – #1

For most of my life I followed
a safe path. I remember in vivid
detail the moment I began the
journey August 1983, the hot
MUGGY SUMMER OF
“SYNCHRONICITY”
and
“MODERN LOVE.”
A few months out of
COLLEGE
I stood on the corner of
seventh avenue and
BLEEKER STREET
IN NEW YORK City
wearing pastel-blue balloon
trousers, a hot PINK V-neck
T-shirt
and
bright White Capezio Oxfords.
I lingered at the intersection
peering deep into my future
contemplating the choice
between the secure
and the uncertain
between the creative
and the LOGICAL…

- Debbie Millman

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“The Known and the Unknown” Part 1 - Jennifer Kiley

Remember

“Do What You LOVE

“Coming Back to Life” – David Gilmour

Transformation
Sunday 16th February 2014
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Blue Morpho Butterfly Adult Emerging from Chrysalis

Blue Morpho Butterfly Adult Emerging from Chrysalis

Coming Back To Life
Singer/Guitar David Gilmour

A Song Filled with Magical Passion
A Help In Releasing the Darkness

Innocence Abandoned - Artist MTaylor (c) jKm 2008

Innocence Abandoned  (c) jkm 2014

Coming Back To Life

By David Gilmour

Created by Jennifer Kiley

Post 5th July 2014

DAVID GILMOUR TEARS AT HIS SOUL
TO SHOW US THE SOUND OF TRUTH
HIS WORDS RIP OPEN THE PAIN
RELEASE THE DARKNESS
HIS GUITAR TEARS OUT THE EVIL

WHAT WAS ATTACKING
NOW IT SHOULD BE BANISHED

David Gilmour - Coming Back To Life

Coming Back To Life
By David Gilmour

Where were you when I was burned and broken
While the days slipped by from my window watching
Where were you when I was hurt and helpless
Because the things you say and the things you do surround me
While you were hanging yourself on someone else’s words
Dying to believe in what you heard
I was staring straight into the shining sun

Lost in thought and lost in time
While the seeds of life and the seeds of change were planted
Outside the rain fell dark and slow
While I pondered on this dangerous but irresistible pastime
I took a heavenly ride through our silence
I knew the moment had arrived
For killing the past and coming back to life

I took a heavenly ride through our silence
I knew the waiting had begun
And headed straight..into the shining sun

Perceptually Intangible Motion - Jennifer Kiley 2014

Perceptually Intangible Motion  (c) jkm 2014

In the Past for Someone

creative musings [dragon]

In the Past for Someone

Singer Lisa Hannigan

Post Created by Jennifer Kiley

Posted on Saturday 14th June 2014

Song Lille by Lisa Hannigan

Lille
by Lisa Hannigan

He went to see for a day
He wanted to know what to say
When he’s asked what he’d done
In the past to someone
That he loved endlessly…
Now she’s gone, and so is he…

I went to war every morning
I lost my way, but now I’m following
What you said in my arms…
What I read in the charms
That I loved durably
Now it’s dead and gone, and I am free…

I went to sleep for the daytime
I shut my eyes to the sunshine
Turned my head away from the noise
Bruise and drip decay of childish toys
That I love arguably
All our labouring gone to seed

We went out to play for the evening
We wanted to hold on to the feeling
On the stretch in the sun
And the breathlessness as we run
To the beach endlessly
As the sun creeps up on the sea…

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Black & White Abstract Trees & Water by Anonymous

Amazing Visions: Philosophize in It! Chemicalize with It!

amazing visions
Philosophize in It! Chemicalize with It!

Post Created by Jennifer Kiley

Post Wednesday 21st May 2014

 

 

the visualization will cause your vislon to dance
eye popping coLors going round & up & down
everything made out of bubbles
bubbles in multiple colors
bubbles bOuncing all about
and everywhere how exciting
dancing joyfully around all dimension
nothing you haVe seen before now
thrilling exhilarating surprising
never knowing what visual magic will
appEar in the next motion or moment
bounce on through as you take this
magical mYstical tOur of a ride
throUgh the colorful fantasy factory

Kishi Bashi “Philosophize in It! Chemicalize with It!” Official Video

kishibashi.bandcamp.com

joyfulnoiserecordings.com

Director/Editor: Geoff Hoskinson

“Until”

creative musings [dragon]“Until”
Song by James Conlee
Post Saturday 10th May 2014

Romance is not over. Wanting someone to be who you feel you are in love with – where is it written love stops at someone elses definition. for me love is a joining of souls. once they really commune. the connection is forever. i want love & honesty – not made up words into phrases to mimic what the other feels is real. you are suppose to be real. but fantasy is all i feel from you.

pretend but not in a good & honest exchange. you spoil it for those who try their hardest to trust & keep believing the truth is being spoken this time. the truth has arrived. it is here. love is love again.

— jkm the secret keeper

 

“Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness.”

Until – James Conlee

Until
by James Conlee

In the sun
Beyond the shadows
That you cast
I’ll keep my safe distance
And all I’m bound to say is the past
You will hear
In the night
Beyond the light that filters through
I’ll keep my safe distance
And though I long to hold you
I’ll be here

In my dreams beyond the day
You said to me
To keep my safe distance
I haven’t moved
I haven’t
Had the strength to leave
But in these rooms
With time standing still
Where the walls and where the laughter
They wonder if you will return
Our lives stay just as they seem
But are you where you’re wanted
And are we free

Oh not till your sky has flown
And all of your secrets known
After your walls are turned aside
I will be here alone
After your so mysterious
And all other words fulfilled
All that I’m left with
Is I loved you
And I will love you until
Until the oceans burn with fire
Till they carried you tonight
See I loved you
And I will love you
Until the rivers turn to stone
Til you return you I will be alone
But I will love
Love you until
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh

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Creative Musings: A Short Story with a Long Ending

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A Short Story with a Long Ending
Written by Jennifer Kiley
Minor – A Short Film
Post Created by Jennifer Kiley
Created 27th March 2014
Posted on Saturday 3rd May 2014
CREATIVE MUSINGS

for the fullest amazement & delight
open up video to full screen
watch & listen to the magnificent musician
she plays her heart from the light within
magical mystical astonishing visual dreamings
the music carries on through the mystification
once through do listen again
below is the short story with a long ending
but it is not as long as most long endings
it is a matter of the relative space
in the moment
it is a delicate story
read ever so slowly
ever so lightly
let the mind drift onto the images
and sensations
dream into the music
and out into the story
as long as it all lasts.

Minor – Janine Jansen

A Short Story With A Long Ending
by Jennifer Kiley

The rain had stopped.

I sat on a wooden bench under the red-leafed branches of the old maple tree.

The water had washed the air of all scents. What remained? The fresh smell of neutrality which cleansed the open area in the park.

She missed it. The young woman I was waiting excitedly to meet. I was a half hour late.

Would she leave realizing the importance of our making contact today?

Now.

I see her coming.

A smile is starting but I hesitate.

In slow motion, moments of an embrace lead into a kiss I feel will last forever. My death would come at the end of our lips melting into one.

But that moment will never come.

And time will be still until the ending of eternity.

En fin!!! © Jkm 2014

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Sympathy for the Devil

implicit imaginative impressions
Sympathy For The Devil
Created by Jennifer Kiley
Created 5th March 2014
Posted On Saturday 26th April 2014
IMPLICIT IMAGINATIVE IMPRESSIONS

Sympathy for the Devil – The Rolling Stones

Sympathy For The Devil
Written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards

Please allow me to introduce myself
I’m a man of wealth and taste
I’ve been around for a long, long year
Stole many a man’s soul and faith
And I was ’round when Jesus Christ
Had his moment of doubt and pain
Made damn sure that Pilate
Washed his hands and sealed his fate
Pleased to meet you
Hope you guess my name
But what’s puzzling you
Is the nature of my game
I stuck around St. Petersburg
When I saw it was a time for a change
Killed the czar and his ministers
Anastasia screamed in vain
I rode a tank
Held a general’s rank
When the blitzkrieg raged
And the bodies stank
Pleased to meet you
Hope you guess my name, oh yeah
Ah, what’s puzzling you
Is the nature of my game, oh yeah
I watched with glee
While your kings and queens
Fought for ten decades
For the gods they made
I shouted out,
“Who killed the Kennedys?”
When after all
It was you and me
Let me please introduce myself
I’m a man of wealth and taste
And I laid traps for troubadours
Who get killed before they reached Bombay
Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name, oh yeah
But what’s puzzling you
Is the nature of my game, oh yeah, get down, baby
Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name, oh yeah
But what’s confusing you
Is just the nature of my game
Just as every cop is a criminal
And all the sinners saints
As heads is tails
Just call me Lucifer
Cause I’m in need of some restraint
So if you meet me
Have some courtesy
Have some sympathy, and some taste
Use all your well-learned politesse
Or I’ll lay your soul to waste, um yeah
Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name, um yeah
But what’s puzzling you
Is the nature of my game, um mean it, get down
Woo, who
Oh yeah, get on down
Oh yeah
Oh yeah!
Tell me baby, what’s my name
Tell me honey, can ya guess my name
Tell me baby, what’s my name
I tell you one time, you’re to blame

Ooo, who, who
Oh, yeah
What’s me name
Tell me, baby, what’s my name
Tell me, sweetie, what’s my name

Ooo, who, who
Oh, yeah

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Stones Satanic Majesties Request Cover

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Do You Dream of Me?

implicit imaginative impressions

Do You Dream of Me?
Created by Jennifer Kiley
Painting by jK McCormack
Post Created 8th March 2014
Posted on Saturday 19th April 2014
IMPLICIT IMAGINATIVE IMPRESSIONS

Tiamet – Do You Dream of Me?

Do You Dream of Me?
by Edlund, Sorychta

Come down, slowly
I’m waiting by your side
Come down, carefully
I’m waiting by your side
Ill grab you when you fall
Down to the waking hours
Silents sweeps as golden corn
Down to the waking hours
How I wish that I could
Break into your dreams
Do I have the force I need
To break into your dreams
I hold you in my arms
Dimmed by scarlet morning red
I whisper in your ear
Do you dream of me ?

dark lords by jk mccormack (c) jkm 2014

Daemon Lords by jK McCormack (c) jKm 2014

Jungle — Busy Earnin’

feel the heat be the beat
Jungle – Busy Earnin’
Post Created by Jennifer Kiley
Created 25th March 2014
Posted on Saturday 5th April 2014
FEEL THE HEAT BE THE BEAT
BE THE HEAT FEEL THE BEAT

incredible choreography
dancers who move smoothly
through the rhythm & time
mesmerizing style
their bodies all rhyme
natural flow
exciting to watch
more exciting to do
sit back
open your screen full
headphone / ear buds on
listening to the music
watch the dancers rippling to the beat

Jungle Busy Earnin’ Arthur Mulhern

It seems that Vimeo Videos no longer has the video of Jungle – Busy Earnin’ but fortunately I was able to track down what happened and replace with their VEVO release of this video. Which I am going to Post immediately. Hopefully, it will have the same quality I one receives from Vimeo. I do like what VEVO presents, so I hope you enjoyed or are going to take view. It is a marvelous creative effort and successfully choreographed presentation.

Music video I shot for Jungle
junglejunglejungle.com

Directed by Oliver Pearch
Produced by Charlie Di Placido
Tomboy Films

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