into the palms of the lake
but no one noticed
for the wind mixed it up
with the dahlia petals purpur
the linden leafs aurum
and the garden ferns lime
the crime of the artist palette
a piece of sky fell down
into the palms of the lake
but no one noticed
for the wind mixed it up
with the dahlia petals purpur
the linden leafs aurum
and the garden ferns lime
the crime of the artist palette
The autumn, peach,
shadows the fig tree
on my house walls;
Your sun light canvases
the murals of love
in the darkest corners
of my soul .
I inscribed a letter to Him and my wrist got tired,
my eyes got blind and my mouth was full of metal smack...
my life was written on this humble piece of paper
as if it was laid down again, from scratch...
there were verses with mysterious signs
- the ink stains from the creaking goose feather...
and His answer was a confession, remained to me:
"carry these lines like a torch of life,
blessing with fire all the divergent ways people walk..."
is at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.
· in the absence of rainbow haiku
no autumn sun
just got water-jet-wet
and I’m not even a mushroom 🍄
Brunetti Lygon Court.
Btw this issue 16/2 contains more poetry than usual ... just snapping some pages that do .
Watching It Must Be Heaven Film screening shortly invite kind courtesy of Potential Films
// graphic design: Kirstie Jones
cherried fragrant spring
they were reluctant to bloom this season while
it was still frosty cold however
they still did for
they remembered that
they would meet the old friends-bees this year again and
do you remember? I squeezed the cherry juice on your collarbone - heart beats...
do you remember? I was looking for remedy for your insomnia and your uncolored dreams ..
do you remember? our late rides and the silence of the nameless streets ..
do you remember? the sea wave in the night, the wave that drawn us...
do you remember? the sand, the stars falling down and the campfire made out of the moccasin ash ...
do you remember how the guitar string sang and you sang along with it: "my friend in passing by - the road wind..."?
do you remember: lavender, lemon and almonds and the candle shades drawing patterns on the wall..?
do you remember the handwritten letter and the writing slanting with the signature that was in love with you?
do you remember the depth of our glances over the accidental touch of our shoulders and arms?..
I remember ... and by the way ... not a word about it, I keep quiet ...
and then .. not now .. no need ..
in my next life
i will be a trout
with rainbow scales and
pink-feather fins -
to cut the streams of water
and swim against the current
in the glare of the sun,
in the reflections of mica,
kissing the colored stones
with my lips,
eating grass and moths
and it will be one morning
you will return to the creek.
you'll be twisting
a random cigarette
till it touches
and you will say
"how quiet it is here
and how blissful...
i want so much to be
lucky in love .. "
you will look down
at the tiny ripples of the stream
and you will understand (extraordinarily!):
"I look like you,
you, Stream of Water!"
you will think:
"this watercolor pebbles ..
and this rainbow flare -
maybe there is a trout fish
down there... deep down.
I feel so good here
with the coolness of the stream ... "
and i... i will read your thoughts
out from the water
you know, I am silent not because
I can not speak
but simply because
there is a difference between:
"i am loved and
I want it so much (almost r.brautigan to my daughter Masha)
I want to mix all the colors in the world drop by drop - and it will be .. your laughter when you read letters from those who are in love with you, those who are as crazy as you are..
I want everyone to cut the salad the way you do it - like music, barely touching the knife, and so that later it smells of honey ..
I want to voice the world with the flexibility of your fingers when you wash the windows in our house and the day becomes transparent like a mirror in which infinity is visible ..
I want to give tenderness of your eyes to the strict policemen who stop us at the curb to check if we had one or two because we are too happy ..
I want everyone to move like you - like rhapsody in blue, like jazz
I want to paint the sky in strawberry (straw-berry blond) - the color of your hair and write at the crossroads: "no traffic lights - travel safe on blue light",
when I want it so much, it finally turns to be true ...
he said: " I would like to hear your voice... "
do you want to hear my voice?
you know, I think this is a song of silence
do you remember the woman who gets undressed slowly?
my voice is the color of her skin
it is the color of the light of the double flame in that room
it is the taste of her lips
it is the bend in her smile.
there are all the objects with which your room is filled up with:
confusion and chaos of their immobility,
harmony and tranquility of their quiet animation
these are also the items that you can not see
because you believe that you do not see them
because you believe that they do not exist
this is something you can never take with you
this is what connects the forgotten together
it is the smell of darkness and separation by distance and time
it is the end and the beginning, but it is not forever
it is the hot bread on the cold night when you have no one to share your little victory with
this is ice on the hot, dense, honey-like day when you share your loneliness with friends
it is a spray of the sun in the early morning through the open wide window into which summer flies in
this is something that does not belong to you as it does not belong to me
remember? - the rainbow trouts are always silent, so are the wise trees...
your name is like caress of your hot hands
your name is a vicious circle over water
your name is a quiet flight into silence
your name will not open my lips
your name is a soaring autumn leaf
your name is a gun shot up high
your name is a swallow, an elixir of souls
your name is spring in the reflections of the puddles
it is unpredictability of beingness
am I in your name?
red rose, leave me!
I am not worthy of your love.
you and I are so different:
I am in motion, you are in peace.
you - swim in the glare of the sun,
rave about bees and fall into foliage;
me - fly the path of the mountain
turn the wind over the waterfall.
you - bloom your buds, barb with your thorns,
velvet your petals and
gloss your five-shadows-leaves.
me - glade above the words strings,
be an artist's brush
draw the water dance...
leave me, you, red rose!
sound is the key to understanding the words.
the last question is: am I lo-ve?..
I pray to the deity of the body - from its creation,
it is full of the noisy time voices.
life is my last cherished dream -
Calderon* sleeps with the summer song of the beehive...
did all the water pour out
while I watched the universe? ..
there is the golden sun and the daylight ..
after all, there is God
(and sometimes there is none ..)
*Life Is a Dream is a Spanish-language play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca.
by the fireplace
the doors opened wide and with no apparent reason
and finest music suddenly connected the souls of men and women...
the beat joint our hands and shoulders
like the wave of legato sing that combines the jumping notes
the house filled up with the light of an unearthly alphabet...
and more .. with the magic light of your mysterious eyes ..
glare, shadows, sparks and masks .. everything was gone
embodied in a trace of the tune from God itself and the worlds of integrity...
I saw the image: through the minutes in the threads of our sleep
the light of harmony of the soul radiated flowing silence ...
the heart of God beat in unison, above time and lines
and the fire was glowing scarlet like your tender silk scarf ...
this inspiration was so innocent and our dreams were serene ..
you know .. maybe you and I were just in love with the music,
just in love with the music...
the density of sound ~
(to the unfashionable artist)
angel with the wings growing from the heart,
wake me up with the raspberry colored bell,
open up, breathe out and wonder:
there is lava hot, mountain tall and chanting loud.
open up your soul where femininity melts
and blends tenderness with love
where the crown-hands will reach the sky
and the feet-roots will pierce the basalt and the flint,
where life is woven from bindweed shoots,
where the parallel lines converge in a Human
miniature pencil drawings ~
your skin is so light and so transparent
I can see the stars through it...
you and the moon shadow - together
wake me up at night
black velvet - red silk - no -
you leave like a chamomile flower flowing down the river stream
i lay down, look up and page through the summer skies
listening to the earth sphere rotating
i feel the sun color full of apricots
on my eyelashes ...
for your calendars, our dear readers:
Thursday, NOVEMBER 15
Shoplifters movie release // Rialto AU / #NedAndCoPRhttp://au.rialtodistribution.com/shoplifters.html
Thursday, DECEMBER 6
Mortal Engines national release // Universal Studios Entertainmenthttps://www.universalpictures.com/movies/mortal-engines
Friday, DECEMBER 7 till Dec 23
Perpetual Frustration Machine // Theatre Works St Kilda / HotHouse Media & Events http://www.theatreworks.org.au/…/perpetual-frustration-mac…/
Sunday, DECEMBER 9
Bohemian Rhapsody Club and Magazine photoshoot for swimwear Sweet Berries Clothes sport and swim wear with a bit of X-mas spice!http://bohemianrhapsodyclub.weebly.com/ // Viktoriya Viktoriya
Tuesday, DECEMBER 11
#SpiceOfLife concert of Rada Tochalna , Tamara Vasilevitsky and @BrettKaye at Melbourne Recital Centrehttps://www.melbournerecital.com.au/eve…/2018/spice-of-life/ // Ooh La La Duo
Thursday, DECEMBER 13
Peppermint national release // Roadshowhttps://roadshow.com.au/titles/movies/stx/2018/peppermint
Friday, DECEMBER 14
Bohemian Rhapsody Club and Magazine interview with Italian singer Lorenzo Iannotti // Michelle Schembri-Lipscombe / Bloom Entertainment by Design
Saturday, DECEMBER 15
Nepal Festival Melbourne 2018 and Cultural Parade celebrating 10 Yrs of Nepal Festival Melbourne // Nepal Festival Melbourne / Nrna Victoria Australia at the Federation Square https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/nepal-festival-melbourne-20… / Hima Himani
Sunday, DECEMBER 16
Rocky Gathercole #RockTheRunwayShow & #FAGAAwards // Williamstown Town Hall / #TheFaceAustraliaPromotionsAndManagement / Choy Symeshttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/rocky-gathercole-rock-the-r…
Tuesday, DECEMBER 18
Bohemian Rhapsody Club and Magazine interview with Australian writer Max Davine on his newly published book #MightyMaryhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43090884-mighty-mary // Max Davine
Wednesday, DECEMBER 19
PeterPan Goes Wrong https://peterpangoeswrong.com.au/tickets/… // Cavanagh PR
Thursday, DECEMBER 20
Bumblebee Movie national release // Paramount Pictureshttps://www.paramount.com/movies/bumblebee
#ColetteMovie release // Transmission Filmshttps://www.transmissionfilms.com.au/films/colette
four paint brush strokes in one
I see a flower among the malachite herbs - it has the face of fire
oh, god tell me I just created it all myself!
similarity of extremes
there is a white cat
she is inseparable from her shadow
of black color
the sky is covered with an amber mist,
the sounds are not audible by the grains of concrete,
there is a smoke colored rose in the glass on your table,
but all you can see is the cherry-colored snow from your window
the sun is rising like turquoise on fire,
like the ocean waves in my wine: coral on blue,
copper on amber, amethyst on terracotta...
this is how you appear in front of my eyes...
is everything said in life and done in art?
would this place remain in void?..
photography: Erkin Kalayci / Erkin Kalayci Independent Photographer /Cheers Melbourne Photography
*wings of the tree
gravity pulls down
the jade spheres
honey plums leave the branches
there is a cold stream
and a maple bridge
on the way to you
there are ten thousand
sand grains of jasper
in my palm... cinnamon
burned down my dress
like a red dragon
what a mischievous shrub!
call it a bee hunter
that blossoms jasmine
there is a black bead
on the silver thread
it's a spider in the sky
the mountain moon
is twice as bright
as the earthy one
there is an amber sweetness
in the last sun rays
- the drops of autumn
float down the river
so i'm leaving
my sticky sugary poem
I hunt the bee 🐝
that hunts the flower 🌹
that nurtures honey 🍯
that does not need anyone
as it has everything it needs in life:
collection days in spring.
may be I need honey not the bee?
HotHouse Media & Events, #EventMi and Cat Lovers Show presented Cat Lovers Show Melbourne 2018 on 8-9 September 2018 at the Royal Exhibition Building
Susan Reynolds wrote this poem today in line while waiting for her turn to get closer to the rare breeds: http://bohemianrhapsodyclub.weebly.com/travelling.html I was so touched by Susan's writing and her talent I could not resist but to publish it straight away!
Bohemian Rhapsody Club and Magazine expresses its special thanks to the exhibition organisers as well as to the HotHouse Media and Events (and personally to Jason Humphris, Ella, Tess Fisher, Jasmine Burford , Ilana and Adam Valentine) for the invite and the opportunity to cover such a great show as well as to Susan for sharing her talent with all of our readers.
Marrugeku theater, Starling Communications Pty Ltd, #StarlingPR and Meat Market present Cut the Sky by Marrugeku production
Cut The Sky is a perfectly balanced blend of dance, video, poetry and song which are breathtakingly combined in a major new work from intercultural and interdisciplinary company. The show runs till July 10http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/…/wh…/Pages/cut-the-sky.aspx and is suited for those of us who get inspired by watching a good quality entertainment with a strong message behind.
Nadia Pleshkova feedbacking " I really enjoyed the production..." reviews the show at the media preview: http://bohemianrhapsodyclub.weebly.com/travelling
Bohemian Rhapsody Club and Online Magazine is grateful to the Marrugeky theater managing team, Starling PR and personally to Ben Starick for this opportunity and for supporting our work and to Nadia for her review.
#ArtsHouseCutTheSky image credit:
very glad to add these new associates to our list:http://bohemianrhapsodyclub.weebly.com/our-sponsors-and-sup…
Cut the Sky by Marrugeku Theatrehttp://www.marrugeku.com.au/productions/cutthesky/
Menopause the Musical - Women on Fire - Australia 2016http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/Menopause-The-Music…/…/874566
Bohemian Rhapsody Club and Online Magazine
Marrugeku theater present new mind blowing intercultural play called Cut the Sky by Marrugeku http://www.marrugeku.com.au/productions/cutthesky/
TICKETS: Full $45 / Conc. $35 / Student $30http://sa2.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch…
DATES: 6 July 2016 to 10 July 2016
Times Wed – Fri 7.30pm, Sat 2pm & 7.30pm, Sun 2pm
Duration 65 mins, no interval
Post show artist Q&A Thu, 7 June, 8.45pm
DETAILS: 03 9322 3720 and firstname.lastname@example.org
VENUE: Meat Market 5 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne
Cut the Sky / Five Songs for the Future
Dance, video, poetry and song are breathtakingly combined in a major new work from intercultural and interdisciplinary company, Marrugeku. In a burnt landscape a group of climate change refugees faces yet another extreme weather event. Propelled back and forward in time, they revisit conflict with mining companies, the destruction of fauna and the relegation of the marginalised, while contemplating the gift of life and the life-giving force of the sun. Butterflies swarm searching for water; dancers disintegrate into the light. A song is sung, calling for rain. Like climate change itself, Cut the Sky is both local and international – bringing together artists from Europe, Asia, Africa and remote and urban Australia. An ambitious and poignant meditation on humanity’s frailty in the face of our own actions, Cut the Sky showcases Marrugeku’s unique contemporary vision – restless, taut and unwavering.
Bohemian Rhapsody Club and Online Magazine is proudly covering the 6 of July performance ( Nadia Pleshkova ) . Please stay tuned for more details.
Ben Starick #StarlingPR
Bohemian Rhapsody Club and Online Magazine
please make sure these significant events are marked with the red highlighter in your diaries, and not only that, please make sure you attend them as we selected them for you with love and care:
THURSDAY, June 2 - MONDAY June 6
Queen of the Desert film release nationwide ( Transmission Films) http://www.transmissionfilms.com.au/.../queen-of-the-desert
Ukrainian Cultural Week 2016 at Victorian Artists Society 430 Albert Street East Melbourne VIC 3002 http://www.thatsmelbourne.com.au/…/6c23084a-2ab2-4930-908a-…
National Gallery of Victoria with Melbourne Winter Masterpieces and Edgar Degas, A New Vision Art Exhibition 24 Jun 16 – 18 Sep 16
Open 10am–5pm daily http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/exhibition/degas/
THURSDAY, June 9
Hello, My Name Is Doris movie exclusively at Cinema Nova http://www.cinemanova.com.au/movies/11386.php
#APerfectDay #ElPozo movie exclusively at Cinema Nova http://www.cinemanova.com.au/movies/10629.php
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: #OutOfTheShadows movie release by Paramount Pictures at Village Cinemas and nationwide http://villagecinemas.com.au/search…
FRIDAY, June 10
Melbourne International Jazz Festival presents two concerts:
- 0630pm Stu Hunter, The Migration http://melbournejazz.com/program/stu-hunter-the-migration and
- 0900pm Kristin Berardi Band http://melbournejazz.com/program/kristin-berardi-band
both at Merlyn Theatre, The Coopers Malthouse 113 Sturt Street, Southbank
Olga Shonina and Russian Literature Society of Melbourne #RLSOMpresented Концерт к 120-лению со дня рождения С. Есенина
https://www.facebook.com/events/265375737139392/ the event took place Sunday, May 22 at Glen Eira Town Hall. Our media crew had an opportunity to visit the evening and Irina Ivanova shares her impressions about this event:http://bohemianrhapsodyclub.weebly.com/travelling.html
please note these gorgeous additions to our associates list:
National Gallery of Victoria presenting #DegasANewVision exhibitionhttp://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/exhibition/degas/ running from June 24
NGV presenting Friday Nights concerts - Clare Bowditch at NGVhttp://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/program/friday-nights-at-ngv-9/
Ukrainian Cultural Community of Melbourne presenting Ukrainian Cultural Week from June 2 - June 6 at Victorian Artists Society Historical Building / Hammond Gallery / 430 Albert Street, East Melbourne http://www.sbs.com.au/…/…/ukrainian-cultural-week-melbourne…
Blonde Poison play presented by Cavanagh PRhttp://blondepoison.com.au/tickets/melbourne/ June 1 - June 11 at theSouthbank Theatre, #TheLawler 140 SOUTHBANK BOULEVARD, SOUTHBANK, VIC, 3006
Ukrainian Cultural Community Of Melbourne presents Ukrainian Cultural Week festival of art exhibitions, music, song and literature.
The event is organised by the group of professional and world recognized music, voice and fine art performers who wish to contribute to the raise of Australian public awareness about Ukrainian cultural heritage and its living representatives here in Australia.
The program of a whole event includes 4 concerts constructed from the World best known instrumental (violin, grand piano) and vocal opera performances selected from classical heritage. On a list are such names as: Edouard Lalo, Claude Debussy, Franz Liszt, Arno Babajanian, Johann Sebastian Bach, Sir Edward William Elgar, Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet, Alfred Schnittke, Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns, Charles-François Gounod and those all are only some of the international block - a program also includes an amazing selection of Ukrainian composers creations.
Concerts run: Thursday June 2 - Friday June 3 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm; and Saturday June 4 - Sunday June 5 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm. $25.00 fee or Family Pack (two parents &1-2 children) $ 70.00 with each additional child for $10.00 only.
The concerts will run in a soothing aesthetic senses atmosphere of the exhibition of paintings, drawings and illustrations held at the#HammondGallery - profound gallery space located on the second floor of theVictorian Artists Society historical building during a whole event.
Exhibition: Thursday June 2 - Friday June 3 10.00 am - 4.30 pm; Saturday June 4 -Sunday June 5 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm; Monday June 6 10.00 am - 4.30 pm admission free.
Concerts' Tickets will be sold at the Hammond Gallery entrance prior to each concert directly . Address: 430 Albert Street East Melbourne
For booking/other inquiries contact Olga: 0435067817 or Email: email@example.com
I am pleased to announce that this Event has been proudly supported with the Dnister Ukrainian Credit Co-operative Ltd.
Our media crew (2 people please) has the opportunity to cover Sunday June 5 part of the festival. Please express your interest by Saturday May 28 0600pm to attend as a photographer/review writer. Thanks! Personal thanks to Olga Pasechnikova and Rada Tochalna for this offer.
I am very excited to add the following associates to our list:http://bohemianrhapsodyclub.weebly.com/our-sponsors-and-sup…
#RekaKaponay / Dreamtime Traveler presenting her debut book#DawnOfTheGuardian http://www.dawnoftheguardian.com/
Encore PR and The Owl and Cat Theatre presenting FleshEatingTigerhttps://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx…
Sergei Esenin poetry and music event presented by#RussianPoetrySocietyOfMelbourne ph: 9681-9488
0415 030 211 https://www.facebook.com/events/265375737139392/
Olga Shonina, Glen Eira Town Hall and #RussianLitratureSocietyOfMelbourne#RLSOM is inviting everyone to the program about famous Russian poetSergei Esenin. The details of poet's life, his character weaknesses cover us from the real simplicity of his poetic essence that was projected into his soul like god's blessing from far above. Poet is a unique selected source and his life is something that we will never be able to grasp...
In the program: poetry, presentation, songs and music.
Приглашаю всех на мою программу посвященную Сергею Есенину. У каждого почитателя Есенина конечно же свой образ поэта. Очень часто поэта пытаются представить этаким пьяницей-забулдыгой и мелким хулиганом. Созданию такого образа способствовал и фильм о Есенине с Безруковым к главной роли.
Парадокс в том, что часто нам мешает увидеть реальную высоту души поэта, ощутить его созерцания, откровения, которые нисходили к нему, избранному, слишком подробное знание его жизни земной, бытовой. Подробности его жизни, слабости характера загораживают от нас ту простую истину, что на него изливается по временам нечто высшее, потому что поэт – сосуд избранный. В его жизни есть нечто нам недоступное.
Date: Sunday, May 22 at 0300pm
Address: Glen Eira Town Hall
Phone: 04 15 03 02 11 (due to the popularity of this event please call to order your tickets to avoid any confusing situations at the doors)
We have an opportunity for our media reps (plus one guest) to cover this exclusive event (review + perhaps photos). Offer closes: Tuesday, May 17 0900am .
this offer is taken and the event will be covered by Irina Ivanova; thank you Ira!
next week for your diaries:
SUNDAY, May 22
Sergei Esenin poetry and concert event at Glen Eira Town Hall 0300pmhttps://www.facebook.com/events/265375737139392/
MONDAY, May 23
Inventi Ensemble in two concerts 0200pm and 0600pm at Melbourne Recital Centre http://www.melbournerecital.com.au/…/homage-to-the-classics/
THURSDAY, May 26
Hunt for the Wilderpeople movie release nationally ( Madman / Madman Films) https://www.madman.com.au/ne…/tag/hunt-for-the-wilderpeople/
Chasing Asylum movie release nationally ( #AshaHolmesPublicity)http://www.chasingasylum.com.au/
FRIDAY May 27 - SUNDAY May 29
40th Historic Winton Winton Motor Raceway, near Benalla, Victoria, Australia conducted by the #Austin7Club with assistance from the Historic Motorcycle Racing Association of Victoria www.historicwinton.org andhttp://www.austin7club.org/historic_winton%202016.html
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