Lina Ru

is creating poetic stuff

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The Haikuist

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Become a haikuist supporter! Join me to get access to these natural rhythms, in the form of a haiku or short poetry, every other day  on the patron-only feed.

What you'll get:
  • Access to the patron-only feed: poetic entries, haiku and other textual patron-exclusive content written every other day. (I'll try my best to do it daily)
  • Access to the PDF/EPUB version of my books before they are available for purchase. 
  • Be part of the Discord community. Ask Anything! 

What is haiku?
The haiku is short but intrinsic. As a haiku poet, you connect with nature and become attuned to the change of the seasons. As seasons change, we change. Each haiku is a way to connect with the natural order and find ways to find peace admit emotional storms that might come our way.
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The Troubadour

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$12.50
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Become a troubadour supporter! Join me to get access to the best of music compositions I create. These are unique patron-exclusive-only instrumental compositions or sound poetry explorative and experimental songs.
...plus you'll have an early-access to be able to unlock my most recent sound poems at http://linaru.com

What you'll get:  
  • all rewards from previous tiers
  • early access to my sound poems-in-progress: see how the poem evolves from a draft to a finished audio poem or poetic film. 
  • You'll have exclusive access to songs (singles) released before the album is available in stores. 

What is the troubadour?
Poetry and music have been for a long time intrinsically connected. Troubadours composed songs and wrote poems mindful of the metrical form. During the process of creating sound poems, I compose instrumental music that doesn't end up becoming a sound poem.
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The Cinematic Odist

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$21
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Become a cinematic odist supporter!
Join me to get access to the best of visual content, such as films and photography, I create. These are unique patron-exclusive-only photographic compositions or experimental poetic films.
...and you'll have an early-access to be able to unlock my most recent video posts at http://linaru.com
What you'll get:
  • all rewards from previous tiers
  • early access to my poetic films and photography in progress: see how the poem evolves from a draft to a finished audio poem or poetic film. 
  • access patron-exclusive merchandise designs for sale at my shop: http://poeticstuff.com
  • your name on the screen at the end of my poetry films as a credit 
What is an ode?
An ode is a poem normally accompanied with music and can even be sung. An ode normally praises or describes nature both emotionally and intellectually. For me, a cinematic ode is the fusion of a textual with the acoustic and visual which can be captured best in film.
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About Lina Ru

What do I do?

1.
In general, I engage with the poetic: from writing poems to creating poetic films.

2. I create everything from scratch:
  • from writing the poem, 
  • taking photographs, creating artwork or combining both, 
  • composing the music, singing/narrating the poem,
  • recording the adequate footage for the poetic film, and editing into a poetic film 
  • and finally combining all these elements to post them on my website: http://linaru.com
3. I've been writing poetry constantly since 1995. Since then, I have been developing my poetic voice:
  • I write a lot about the natural world, such as plants or stars, but 
  • I also write about love (agapism) and truth;
  • from the concrete to the abstract, I play with these elements 
  • to convey broadly a sense of the sacred, the philosophical, and the poetic. 
4. Not only that, I have also been developing my poetical theoretical framework. During my Mphil in Humanities, I wrote a journal that defined the concept of Being Poetry. This concept attempts to allude that there is a state of being where you feel as if everything is poetry, and thus, you are poetry as well. You can learn more about it here: 
5.  I am also working to bring poetry to your everyday experience. I want to give people the option to accessorize and wear poetry. Through poetry, you can express through meaningful and beautiful words and images, to the point of seeing and feeling yourself as a poem. As a part of this community, your opinion would also shape my shop: http://poeticstuff.com

Why support?

1. The main reason to support me is that you like what I do and you want to be a part of it. If you want to be part of my creative process, and part of a community that works toward creating a more healing, poetic world, consider supporting me on Patreon. 

2. Furthermore, I am committed to an non-ad, artistic, experience. My work is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. This means that you can use it for non-commercial projects. If you want to use it for commercials purposes, please contact me directly to get know to more about your project. 

3. With your support, I could upgrade my equipment, hire actors, rent filming locations, buy what's necessary to publish more poetic videos, sounds, and visual effects, etc. This would mean better quality productions for you to enjoy! 

4. I've got thousands of unpublished poems, but I would need help to spend time devoted to sort them out, add the audio, the video, and edit them. 

5. Lastly, but not least: Get the perks depending on the level you choose.
  • You'll be able to access to the patron-feed: first drafts, playful compositions, and videos or/and photographs.
  • Eventually, there will be Patron-only content at my website: http://linaru.com. (You'll have access to this content)
  • You'll have exclusive access to songs (singles) released before the album is available in stores. 
  • You'll also have access to the PDF/EPUB version of my books before they are available to buy online. 
  • Be part of the community: join the Discord community. 
  • Get exclusive merchandise designed for patrons only.
  • Get your voice heard: Ask me anything!
  • and more! 
You can also simply subscribe yourself to my mailing list and follow me. I'd love to hear more about you and your love of poetry! 


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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 10 exclusive posts
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Audio releases
8
Writings

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