This place where you are right now, God circled on a map for you.
“I don’t count the time.”
Poetry has to do with the dynamization of emotion into a separate form. This is the force of imagination.
‘Home is the place where, when you have to go there,
They have to take you in.’
Life is very long.
“Words add to the senses. The words for the dazzle
Of mica, the dithering of grass,
The Arachne integument of dead trees,
Are the eye grown larger, more intense.”
— from “Variations on a Summer Day” by Wallace Stevens
“We are here on Earth to help others. What the others are here for, I have no idea.”
– W. H. Auden
What has been spoiled through man’s fault can be made good again through man’s work. – I Ching
“Never be ashamed,” he said. “Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.” – Paulo Coelho
“Mythmaking is the evolutionary enterprise of translating truths.”
-from When Women Were Birds