“This moment can lead us back home. That’s our test.” TED-Ed and famed primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall offer up some serious food for thought, reminding us to take advantage of this brief moment in time where things have slowed down to look at what we have done to our world, and how we might do things better.
THE BEST Poetry
Keep inspired and entertained with this anytime game. Haikubes is a set of 63 word cubes from Chronicle Books and the creators of Cranium. Just roll the dice and pick from the upright words to create a three-line haiku poem using the classic 5-7-5 syllable pattern. Includes two cubes with cues to nurture your poetic genius.
“As they say money makes the world go ’round… Yet they also say the best things in life are free.” Comedian Drew Tarvin’s spoken word performance attempts to sum up the meaning of life using 100 phrases from pop culture and other clichéd sayings. Read the full text here.
“…that’s some “push comes to shove” love, not “when it’s convenient” love.” IN-Q rhymes about what he would do if he fell in love when he’s 85. Despite his heartwarming imagery, he reminds us that there’s no reason to wait ’til we’re old to be the best lover that we can be.
(PG-13 Language) Self-confessed bed spiller Taylor Mali performs a poem about proofreading. At first it seems like a cheap way to get away with double entendres at a poetry reading. Well it is, but it’s also hard to intentionally speak like that at length.