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Richard Wilbur: Love Calls Us to the Things of This World

Oh, let there be nothing on earth but laundry,
Nothing but rosy hands in the rising steam
And clear dances done in the sight of heaven.

June 27, 2021 · 2 Comments

Stephen Dobyns: The Miracle of Birth

As they joylessly wait for reassignment,
they dangle their feet into the blue abyss at the brink
of heaven like boys on a wall bumping their sneakers
on the bricks below.

April 25, 2021 · 3 Comments

Dawn Potter: Soul

Today, a bird invisible among the trees
cries Jericho Jericho Jericho O no O no
all the afternoon long.

October 4, 2020 · 3 Comments

Video: Alan Watts animated by South Park creators

Here is a compilation of a few of Alan Watts’ non-corporeal appearancesĀ animated by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the television show South Park.

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jose Padua: Beauty Like These Decades While Walking So Slowly in the Sunlight

Two decades ago Iā€™m walking down 18th Street when two beautiful young women walk my way and as we pass by each other one of them looks at me then … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

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