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Inspiring Change for International Women’s Day 2016

PEBBLE PEOPLE For International Women's Day, 8 March 2016 A butterfly is hopping from flower to flower. Oh, good, I think. The butterfly is busy-bodying as usual. We are like butterflies. We busybody ourselves every day for our survival as we think we know how. But the difference with us, is that we know we [...]

March 8th, 2016|Written work|

Read Yoko’s tribute to David Bowie

DAVID BOWIE John and David respected each other. They were well matched in intellect and talent. As John and I had very few friends we felt David was as close as family. After John died, David was always there for Sean and me. When Sean was at boarding school in Switzerland, David would pick him [...]

January 11th, 2016|Written work|

On Hiroshima Day – August 6th, 2015 by YOKO ONO

Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011. Dear Friends, The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, 68 years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering, physically, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. People make a point [...]

August 5th, 2015|Written work|

Cynthia Lennon 1939 – 2015

Message from Yoko Ono I'm very saddened by Cynthia's death. She was a great person and a wonderful mother to Julian. She had such a strong zest for life and I felt proud how we two women stood firm in the Beatles family. Please join me in sending love and support to Julian at this [...]

April 1st, 2015|Written work|

See Hear Yoko by Bob Gruen & Jody Denberg for Yoko Ono

See Hear Yoko See Hear Yoko captures the rich complexity of Yoko Ono—woman, artist, activist, wife and mother—from her days with John Lennon through the present, with intimate portraits by the legendary rock-and-roll photographer Bob Gruen, and words by Ono herself, edited from conversations with Jody Denberg, rock radio’s “Voice of Austin, Texas.” Conceived expressly [...]

December 27th, 2014|Events & Exhibitions News, Written work|

TO MY FRIENDS by Yoko Ono

TO MY FRIENDS My dear friends. How was your year? Mine was very trying. But I came out of it smelling the sweet air! I hope you did too. I do get concerned, though, how you will be doing over the holidays. So here’s what I want you to do. Follow your heart. And repeat: [...]

December 22nd, 2014|Written work|

YOKO ONO – INFINITE UNIVERSE AT DAWN – Limited Edition Book

For all those that Imagine Peace, YOKO ONO INFINITE UNIVERSE AT DAWN celebrates Yoko Ono's seminal art and activism across eight decades. 'Seeds of ideas, like pebbles, were raining through my life. Genesis Publications has captured those seeds and presented them to you here, for your observation, selection and experimentation, to make their destination entirely [...]

October 24th, 2014|Artworks, Written work|

UNCOVER by Yoko Ono

UNCOVER by Yoko Ono Let's quickly assemble the knowledge we have. We ourselves must be peaceful to get peace. Once we follow that logic, and clear our minds of anger, hatred, fear and violence, we can see what we were doing wrong. We are being given the option of having a peaceful world or a [...]

July 24th, 2014|Written work|

18 FEB: HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOKO!

Message from Yoko Ono: Don't give up on our beautiful planet. Use your healing power and make it well. World Peace is around the corner. I love you! yoko Tonight is Yoko Ono's birthday! IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is lit in tribute and the Northern Lights are shining bright! See it all LIVE & send in your [...]

February 18th, 2014|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, Written work|

Lou Reed

The last time I saw Lou was when we did a show together in New York to raise money for the victims of the Fukushima disaster. Lou's song was full of anger. I couldn't help asking why. Lou just smiled a warm smile. I will never forget that smile. Lou will always be in our [...]

October 31st, 2013|Written work|

On Hiroshima Day – August 6th, 2013 by YOKO ONO

Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011.   Dear Friends, The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, 68 years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering, physically, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. People [...]

August 5th, 2013|Written work|

Yoko Ono – ACORN – a new poetry and art book from OR Books

In her new book ACORN from OR Books, renowned artist and political activist Yoko Ono offers intriguing, enchanting exercises to open our eyes on better ways of relating to ourselves, each other, and the planet we co-habit. Throughout the book are drawings by Yoko, many never before seen. Paperback: $16/£11, Ebook: $10/£7 Print + Ebook: $20/£14. PRE-ORDER [...]

April 14th, 2013|100 Acorns, Written work|

Yoko Ono: An Invisible Flower

by Yale Breslin, Life and Times Yoko Ono created An Invisible Flower when she was just 19, at the very start of her artistic career. Her book, tells the story of an invisible beauty and the one special person, “Smelty John,” who catches sight of it. Written years before Yoko met John Lennon, An Invisible Flower offers a glimpse into the [...]

August 18th, 2012|Written work|