At least for a night, Poetry more important than War or Polls.

Via Waylon Lewis
on May 29, 2011
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Poetry at the White House: Videos.

Poetry, Spoken Word, Music: are Arts a Matter more important than Polls & War-making?

There are moments when what should be & what is overlap.

Sharing our QOTD via Esperanza Spalding, I tripped across these videos from two years back tonight.

There’s something powerful about taking the time to watch this…reimagining, rather re-seeing our White House and government as a vehicle for joy, arts, getting loose, feeling hope and love…rather than as a place for managing polls and wars and conventionally “important things.”

I hope you’ll enjoy:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUfekqAJHeI&NR=1[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCZTlXb4w3Y&NR=1[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Dwk7Swz2tA&feature=relmfu[/youtube]

Wow:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xfG-dJFbxc&feature=relmfu[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc176yYdcxY&NR=1[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U5BwD8zOeM&feature=relmfu[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNFf7nMIGnE&feature=relmfu[/youtube]

New:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPRp4tDiVOk[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVIOKLXK9uY[/youtube]


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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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