Welcome to Sage Cabin . . . a site where we document our personal exploration of art and imagination. We hope you find something to nourish, renew, and inspire. May the reader flourish!
“The world must be romanticized. In this way one will again discover the origin-meaning.”
The Birth of Novalis
This book offers, for the very first time, a reliable and lucid translation into English of the most important primary sources pertaining to the biography of the German Romantic poet-philosopher Novalis.
Tracker-poet Mingo Aihouauk has a problem. Sister Hettie Starkey, shaman and devoted housewife from Tonawanda, New York, has summoned him to Niagara where an unsolved murder’s got Hettie’s husband, New York State Park Ranger Raymond Starkey (soon to retire!), thoroughly skunked…
“La Belle Dame Sans Merci” by John Keats / Read by Margit Ilgen to original music by Bruce Donehower
The poem “La Belle Dame Sans Merci” by John Keats. Speech artist: Margit Ilgen. Music composed and played by Bruce Donehower. A project inspired by the Section for Literary Arts and Humanities local group in Fair Oaks, CA. Summer 2020. Video and recording production by Bruce Donehower.
“Sonnets to Orpheus” by R. M. Rilke / Part 1, Sonnet 15 / “Dance the Orange”
Music composed & played by Bruce Donehower. Speech Artist: Marion Donehower. The “Rilke Project” is an initiative arising from meetings of the local Fair Oaks group of friends and members of the Section for Literary Arts & Humanities.
“A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens / Abridged and performed by Bruce Donehower, with seasonal music
An artistic offering performed on New Year’s Eve, 2020. Storyteller: Bruce Donehower. Music performed by Bruce Donehower. Public Domain Illustrations by John Leech and Arthur Rackham. Musical arrangements of “Silent Night” and “In the Bleak Midwinter” by Bruce Donehower. Video Production: Bruce Donehower.
“Hyacinth and Rosebud” by Novalis / A fairy tale from The Apprentices at Sais
The fairy tale “Hyacinth and Rosebud” by Novalis.
A project inspired by the Section for Literary Arts and Humanities local group in Fair Oaks, CA. Speech Artists: Margit Ilgen & Marion Donehower. Music Composed and Performed by Bruce Donehower. Recording and Video Production by Bruce Donehower.