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Regina Spektor Reads “The Everyday Enchantment of Music” by Mark Strand
Regina Spektor Reads “The Everyday Enchantment of Music” by Mark Strand

“A rough sound was polished until it became a smoother sound, which was polished until it became music.”

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Mark Strand on Dreams: A Lyrical Love Letter to Where We Go When We Go to Sleep
Mark Strand on Dreams: A Lyrical Love Letter to Where We Go When We Go to Sleep

“Something nameless hums us into sleep… We feel dreamed by someone else, a sleeping counterpart…”

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Pulitzer-Winning Poet Mark Strand on the Heartbeat of Creative Work and the Artist’s Task to Bear Witness to the Universe
Pulitzer-Winning Poet Mark Strand on the Heartbeat of Creative Work and the Artist’s Task to Bear Witness to the Universe

“It’s such a lucky accident, having been born, that we’re almost obliged to pay attention.”

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When the Sky Is No More Than Remembered Light: Mark Strand Reads His Poignant Poem “The End”
When the Sky Is No More Than Remembered Light: Mark Strand Reads His Poignant Poem “The End”

“Not every man knows what is waiting for him, or what he shall sing / when the ship he is on slips into darkness, there at the end.”

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89 Clouds: A Poetic Celebration of Clouds and Everything They Mean
89 Clouds: A Poetic Celebration of Clouds and Everything They Mean

“Clouds are thoughts without words…”

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