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Knowers, avoid this book. Your certainties will not be reflected in this collection of songs, rants, raids and runs into the chaos. This is a book for seekers and lovers and no love escapes the pain of its slow demise into fiction, friendship... or fury. This book is dedicated to failure, fault, feeling and the last joy of the survivor. Redemption may not be possible but acceptance is the recommended refuge for the high flyer, and memory the adventurer's accomplice. This book is for those who have lived, have taken risks, have strong opinions, high ideals and criminal inclinations. But no crime without poetry. No cruelty without empathy. No reconnaissance into the human hive without contradiction on deck and paradox filling the sails. The human animal is a tumultuous beast, requiring both the rule of law, and the law of unruly freedom to thrive. But those who seek freedom find that they don't fit in a world where conformity is mistaken for kindness and security based on a fear to offend. A refugee is someone who is driven out or doesn't fit. By necessity, choice or by nature, the dissenter questions and is skeptical of the answers. The pilgrim may not know what he is looking for, but is unwilling to accept less than he seeks. The voice in these poems wanders from mood to mode, vivid, grandiose or vulgar, enchanted as angry, boisterous and timid in turn. The explorer doesn't try to cover his tracks. He tries to leave footprints in his own mud so that an imperfect person pushing through the underbrush is revealed. The people of Tristan da Cunha, the most remote inhabited archipelago on earth, left their island in 1961 when a long dormant volcano exploded and buried their land in a paroxysm of molten lava. Exiled in Britain, speaking an archaic version of English, they were unable to adjust, and eventually returned to their barren island in the South Atlantic. Their exodus, out and back, serves as the starting point for this exploration of a life in song. If it is us

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A poet before he became a painter, and better known as a filmmaker, Rob Nilsson has also written social commentary and film criticism for Res Magazine and other publications. His first feature film, NORTHERN LIGHTS, co-directed with John Hanson, won the Camera d'Or for Best First Feature at the Cannes Film Festival and he directed and played the lead role in HEAT AND SUNLIGHT, which won the Grand Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. From 1991 to 2005 Nilsson ran the Tenderloin Action Group and later the Tenderloin yGroup, an open actor's workshop in San Francisco for homeless, street people, inner city residents, professional actors and all- comers. During that time he directed 10 feature films featuring the Tenderloin yGroup Player's Ensemble including CHALK and the 9 @ Night Film Cycle, 9 dramatic films which start at 9:00 PM featuring 30-40 fictional characters from America' rough edges. Along with producer, cinematographer and editor, Chikara Motomura he produced the 5 feature film Direct Action World Cinema series shot in Jordan, Japan, South Africa, Berkeley, and Kansas City. Working with cinematographer and long time collaborator, Mickey Freeman, Nilsson also directed A TOWN HAS TURNED TO DUST for the USA Network, from a script by Rod Serling, and PRESQUE ISLE, his screenplay co-produced by his newly formed company, Citizen Cinema, and the San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking. Nilsson graduated from Harvard cum laude, lived in West Africa for three years, was a Boston cab driver for another three and has been living in Berkeley for the last 20 years. His daughter, Robindira Unsworth, is a successful jewelry designer.

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