Historic Jukebox: Jamie XX & Edgar Allan Poe

This is one of the most original and unusual posts I have ever seen. It is a true experience! I’ve disabled comments on this one. Visit the original post at Content Catnip to like and post comments.

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Be transported into a different reality. With these floating, untethered words and music that I’ve curated or stumbled upon accidentally. In any case they are evocative and inspire deep escapism and magical voyages into the history of the world. Enjoy! There will be more Historic Jukebox to come!


1. Play Video.

2. Read Text.

3. Daydream. 


jamie xx

Edgar Allan Poe ‘The Bells’ 

Hear the sledges with the bells-
Silver bells!
What a world of merriment their melody foretells!
How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle,
In the icy air of night!
While the stars that oversprinkle
All the heavens, seem to twinkle
With a crystalline delight;
Keeping time, time, time,
In a sort of Runic rhyme,
To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells
From the bells, bells, bells, bells,
Bells, bells, bells-
From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.


Hear the mellow wedding bells,
Golden bells!
What a…

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Hilltop Sunrise

A beautiful poem by forgottenmeadows .

I encourage you to visit her blog for some truly inspiring poetry.


Sitting on a hilltop,

with the cold dew against your fingers,

you feel the early morning breeze in your eyes,

As you stare into the crimson red sky,

for the sun to rise,


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The Immortal’s Nightmare

The Immortal's Nightmare

The Immortal’s Nightmare by Andi & Eric Gehlin
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My daughter Andi and I have teamed up again for another journey into the great unknown.

Imagine living forever and having this haunt your dreams every night!!

Words by Andi Gehlin.

Image by me rendered with the freeware fractal program Apophysis 7x.

(Note: slide your cursor to the right of the Apophysis page for a menu with the download link.)

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As always your comments and critiques are welcomed and encouraged.



though not from a one colored race

Marlyn Suarez-Exconde is quickly becoming my favorite poet/artist. Her works are inspiring and remarkable in their unique combination of inspirational words and powerful images. It’s worth your time to visit her blog Kintal http://kintal.wordpress.com/
I promise you won’t regret it!!


though not from a one colored race

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