And To That At Stora-Klopp
than a thousand Winters ago, a plank cast to the sea led
A land of Fire and Ice where planet purge meets space sky.
in Point where humanity was compelled to recognize the undeconstructables
the nothingness outside of the word.
And here in this land where the thing came to grapple with the
long ago, his-story and her-story comes to task once
again, to effervesce,
percolate, culminate in postulate
ponderance engae et l'éphémère.
Whether be saga or sutra, edda or epistle
let the skalds skat and
the bards bawl beatific
dispelling the nothingness outside
of the word.
For this gathering does great honor to where it all comes
and to be, opening the door to what is yet disclosed.
Spirit and Sense of Hávamál be with you all,
er hálfsögð saga, ef einn segir
"A tale is but half told, when only one person tells it" -
Saga - The Saga of Grettir the Strong
Beat Day at Big Rock - Stora Klopp
tumbles into start of Summer. Beltane brings Poets, Writers and Musicians from
around the World to Stora-Klopp (Big Rock)
in Iceland on May 3rd for a collective celebration of the Spoken Word and Song
hosted by internationally renown Icelandic novelist Olafur
Gunnarsson at his farm outside Reykjavik.
Joining Gunnarsson will
Örn Hilmarsson, Einar
Michael Dean Odin Pollock,
Birgitta Jonsdottir, Eileen
Myles, Ron Whitehead,
Scott Mertz and others yet to be defined as of this posting.
here at Insomniacathon On-Line! salute all that will be celebrating the
seminal art of recount and ribald in this new millennium honoring the forebears
who forged the fundamentals of recountable history.
Let the stories be
told and the songs be sung lest we leave the moment fade to the mists of the forgotten,
fleeting into the nothingness outside of the word.
& Of Note! - The Pix Are In
From Stora Klopp! - Poet, Author
and Photographer, Birgitta Jonsdottir, who performed at Stora Klopp, brought
her camera and was so kind to pass along these images from A
Beat Day at Big Rock -Stora Klopp to us here at Insomniacathon
Here To View her PhotoBook from Stora Klopp!