Sunset over the Pacific

Photo by Johanne LaRoque

Photo by Johanne LaRoque

The Poet’s Obligation

By Pablo Neruda

(1904 – 1973)

English version by Alistair Reed


To whoever is not listening to the sea this Friday morning, to whoever is cooped up in house or office, factory or woman or street or mine or harsh prison cell: to him I come, and, without speaking or looking, I arrive and […]

Storm Surge

By Rob Evans

2002 mixed media on paper 18 x 22 inches private collection


Rob Evans is an artist and independent curator who lives and works near Wrightsville, PA. He received a BFA from Syracuse University in 1981 and has been awarded grants from the Ford Foundation, the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, the Pennsylvania […]

Ocean–John Butler Trio

Ocean as Metaphor

There may be nothing more archetypal than the ocean. As humans, we’ve depended on its waters to provide food and entertainment (sailing, surfing), and we’ve suffered when its enormous power has risen up in unexpected ways. Tsunamis and storms remind us that we have not truly mastered natural forces.

In dreams, the ocean often represents […]

Horse With No Name

A classic from America: