Raphael Block in Concert 3/16

March 10th, 2017 by admin

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February 1st, 2017 by admin

If you are going to be in the Bay Area do stop by for this concert. Raphael's poetry is beautiful as is David's music, the two together is a real treat.  You can pick up Raphael's book as well; Stings Shining Silence: Earth-Love Poems.  ...
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Raphael Block Video

October 19th, 2016 by admin

Dear friends, Thank you for all your comments on the 5 minute documentary that serves  as my book trailer, too. It seems to have touched many of you! We would really appreciate your help to get this film into the world. So, please consider posting this link https://vimeo.com/184929769 on your FaceBook...
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Poems from Raphael Block's book, Strings of Shining Silence

September 28th, 2016 by admin

Strings of Shining Silence When shadows lengthen, our breaths grow closer, and bundled bodies huddle against drizzle-slanting snow and rain. To warmth we turn, the nearness of a cello heartbeat; strings of shining silence fill my chest with crimson tones. Each in-breath spins me into soundness while...
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Book order for Raphael Block

September 28th, 2016 by admin

Friends of Poetic Matrix Press.  Here's a great way to support Raphael Block, one of our authors, in his 2nd book with us and receive an early copy of the finished book.  Please show your support. Thanks John Dear friends, I would like you to join me in releasing my new book, Strings of...
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Spangling Darkness

March 4th, 2014 by admin

Spangling Darkness Raphael Block poetry and songs New from Poetic Matrix Press Available on our website New Year Our celebrations were small affairs with one or two present at most, like the welcome my wife and daughter gave the New Year, with carefully prepared round, sand-filled trays, candles of...
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When I was Young and Proud – Raphael Block

August 12th, 2013 by admin

When I was Young and Proud   When I was young and proud    owner of a lawn       it would have caused offense. But now, singing dandelions    innocently declare summer's height       while couched between...
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Bells – Raphael Block

June 20th, 2013 by admin

Bells No bells ringing no incense burning no one but you. No spoken sounds no embracing arms no one else but you. Inner voices buzzing deepening breathing you’re coming to you. With or without stilling something is flowing. You’re entering a cavern resounding of echoes beyond. What will you bring...
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