RUMI: The Tavern
"All day I think about it, then at night I say it.
Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing?
I have no idea.
My soul is from elsewhere, I'm sure of that,
And I intend to end up there.
This drunkenness began in some other tavern.
When I get back around to that place,
I'll be completely sober. Meanwhile,
I'm like a bird from another continent, sitting in this aviary.
The day is coming when I fly off,
But who is it now in my ear who hears my voice?
Who says words with my mouth?
Who looks out with my eyes? What is the soul?
I cannot stop asking.
If I could taste one sip of an answer,
I could break out of this prison for drunks.
I didn't come here of my own accord, and I can't leave that way.
Whoever brought me here will have to take me home.
This poetry. I never know what I'm going to say.
I don't plan it.
When I'm outside the saying of it, I get very quiet and rarely speak at all.
We have a huge barrel of wine, but no cups.
That's fine with us. Every morning
We glow and in the evening we glow again."
HYPEBEAST: Pen & Paper
"You may recognize Cryptik's work from his hypnotizing murals strewn across Los Angeles and San Francisco; the artist is most known for his intricately ornate artwork that tend to hold bold designs and spiritual themes with heavy influences from religion, architecture and language. He also spearheads The CRYPTIK movement, a public art campaign dedicated “to helping humanity evolve towards greater awareness and understanding through the use of compelling, iconic imagery that demands both scrutiny and reverie.” For our latest Pen & Paper, we caught up with Cryptik who gives us a glimpse of what the inner workings of his mind have translated onto the latest entries of his sketchbook."
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PANGEASEED | SEA WALLS: Murals for Oceans - Cozumel 2015
Offering to the Gods of the 'Seven Seas' ~ In just 55 years, humans have managed to wipe out 90% of the ocean's top predators including sharks, bluefin tuna, swordfish, marlin and king mackerel. Over 100 million sharks are slaughtered each year, often times for their fins and still alive when discarded at sea.
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Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans Festival in Cozumel, Mexico
PangeaSeed, the international marine conservation organization, in collaboration with 1xRUN, Tony Delfino, and World Art Destinations, is pleased to announce the second annual summer series of its groundbreaking mural festival, Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans. The festival, which creatively beautifies the surrounding area, while bringing education, connection, and inspiration to the community, will take place from July 17 – 26, 2015 on the Caribbean island of Cozumel, Mexico.
PangeaSeed’s Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans is the first movement of its kind helping to save our seas via public art and activism (ARTivism). The festival will feature 30 world-renowned contemporary artists from across the globe, collaborating to bring vital ocean environmental issues into the spotlight. The festival’s educational workshops will engage local youth to learn more about critical marine environmental issues affecting their home island, and what they can do to help save our seas. Sea Walls aims to educate and inspire individuals and communities to protect the planet’s most important ecosystem: the ocean.