Monthly Archives: June 2011

Pablo Neruda: Enigmas

Enigmas You’ve asked me what the lobster is weaving there with his golden feet? I reply, the ocean knows this. You say, what is the ascidia waiting for in its transparent bell? What is it waiting for? I tell you … Continue reading

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Louise Gluck: Celestial Music

Celestial Music I have a friend who still believes in heaven. Not a stupid person, yet with all she knows, she literally talks to god, she thinks someone listens in heaven. On earth, she’s unusually competent. Brave, too, able to … Continue reading

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Great lions can find peace in a cage

Great lions can find peace in a cage but we should only do that as a last resort so those bars I see that restrain your wings I guess you won’t mind if I pry them open. ~Rumi

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