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Life &Poetry | 27 Mar 2015


In Memory of Wisława Szymborska Wisława Szymborska created her own craft of writing and her own language that keeps distance from great historical events, the biological conditioning of human existence, the social role of the poet, and also from philosophical systems, ideologies, truths taken on faith, habits, stereotypes and inhibitions. Hers is a language of […]

Life | 07 Jul 2013

Live the Questions

This month Acumen Fund founder Jacqueline Novogratz, addressed departing Gettysburg College seniors and imparted upon them, through anecdotes from her own remarkable story, a handful of beautiful aspirations to live by, summarized below. Inspiring hope in a cynical world might be the most radical thing you can possibly do. We’ve become a society seeking instant […]

Life | 29 Jun 2013

This is Water

This short film brings to life extracts from David Foster Wallace’s commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. It is about the real value of a real education, which has almost nothing to do with knowledge, and everything to do with simple awareness; awareness of what is so real and essential, so […]

Life | 04 Jun 2013

What do the Rivers Live for?

The life I live, The one I hoped To live— How seldom They coincide. Read this profound thoughts by Columnist David Brooks. The Way to Produce a Person Dylan Matthews had a fascinating piece about a young man named Jason Trigg in The Washington Post on Sunday. Trigg is a 25-year-old computer science graduate of […]

Life &Meditation | 11 Apr 2013

The Question Holds the Lantern

This post is being reproduced from my friend Sandra Wells blog, whose thoughts & writing profoundly radiates and mediates our quest of wholeness .. John O’Donohue was a much loved Irish poet and philosopher who much too soon–at 52 years of age. As the poet, David Whyte, put it, John was a love-letter to humanity […]

Life | 24 Oct 2012

End and Beginning

A Meeting with Wisława Szymborska- Documentary The film is a journey through Poland and the city of Kraków, guided by the Polish poet and Nobel Prize winner Wisława Szymborska. A quest for the ‘fragments of human existence’, which she digs up and polishes into shining nuggets of poetry. Wisława Szymborska is a poet who doesn’t […]

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