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Our Need for Each Other and Our Need for Our Selves: Muriel Rukeyser on the Root of Strength in Times of Crisis
Our Need for Each Other and Our Need for Our Selves: Muriel Rukeyser on the Root of Strength in Times of Crisis

“In time of struggle… all people think about love.”

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Muriel Rukeyser on What Poetry Does for Us, What It Shares with Science, and Why Some People Resist It
Muriel Rukeyser on What Poetry Does for Us, What It Shares with Science, and Why Some People Resist It

“However confused the scene of our life appears, however torn we may be who now do face that scene, it can be faced, and we can go on to be whole.”

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The Twin Root of Our Confusion and Our Power in Times of Turmoil: Muriel Rukeyser on the Wellspring of Aliveness
The Twin Root of Our Confusion and Our Power in Times of Turmoil: Muriel Rukeyser on the Wellspring of Aliveness

“Whatever has happened, whatever is going to happen in the world, it is the living moment that contains the sum of the excitement, this moment in which we touch life and all the energy of the past and future.”

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John Keats’s Porridge: The Favorite Recipes of Beloved Poets
John Keats’s Porridge: The Favorite Recipes of Beloved Poets

What simple dishes reveal about the complexities of poetry as a creative act of constant transformation.

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