You Were Supposed to Sing Or Dance While the Music Was Being Played

The following video (via Valerie, via Chris) seems like as good an answer as any to the question of why, in the middle of a high-tech career, I signed up for art school. While this particular piece deals with music, I find it equally applicable to the ongoing question: "why poetry?"

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERbvKrH-GC4">Music and life</a>

More Alan Watts--illuminated by the animators of South Park--is available at FreshMinds, including a great piece on perception and the "language of madness" in common between poetry and music.

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