To the scientist the aim of alchemy seems only to be the transmutation of base metals into gold. Though some alchemists were concerned solely with this, many were serious and dedicated thinkers who used alchemical symbols and ideas to probe religious, philosophical and psychological issues.

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Haiku is a form of poetry which is written in seventeen syllables. Each poem contains a word that refers to the season described in the haiku. The following haiku are by the three greatest haiku poets of Japan. (All translations are by R. H. Blyth)

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Past Events > Circo de Poesia (1)

Event: Circo de Poesia
Culver City, CA. October 25 1998
Stella Sosa Hosts
17 attendants

This is Circo de Poesia’s first event ever in Los Angeles. Still today, the word magic applies. All the 17 attendants to it still refer to this word over and over. Following a somewhat similar format to that established by Jose Sbarra in Buenos Aires -see From Buenos Aires to Los Angeles- the night evolved spontaneously amid paintings, spoken word, poetry and libations.