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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If you’re a member of the Media or the Press, this page is designed for you. Here, you’ll find a number of easy-to-download documents such as Press Releases and Pictures (in jpeg format) for your editorial needs.

For interviews or other media requests related to X (October 25th, 2008) please contact Sergio Martinez or Alicia Villa, fvia email or or by phone 310.779.8081 (Sergio) or 818.284.7903 (Alicia)

For a quick FAQ about Circo de Poesia, go to: F.A.Q

To find out about our trajectory, please go to Nomadology.

For some of the ideas behind Circo de Poesia, visit Ideography

For a short video clip of one of Circo de Poesia’s live performances, go here.

If you’re writing about X, go here for program info and artist’s bio (page coming soon)

Click here for press coverage of previous Circo de Poesia events. (page coming soon)