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Ray Bradbury Reads His Poem “If Only We Had Taller Been” in a Rare 1971 Recording
Ray Bradbury Reads His Poem “If Only We Had Taller Been” in a Rare 1971 Recording

“Short man. Large dream. I send my rockets forth / between my ears, / Hoping an inch of Will is worth a pound of years.”

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Gustave Doré’s Hauntingly Beautiful Illustrations for Dante’s Inferno
Gustave Doré’s Hauntingly Beautiful Illustrations for Dante’s Inferno

“In the middle of the journey of our life I found myself within a dark woods where the straight way was lost.”

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Poet Jane Kenyon’s Advice on Writing: Some of the Wisest Words to Create and Live By
Poet Jane Kenyon’s Advice on Writing: Some of the Wisest Words to Create and Live By

“Be a good steward of your gifts.”

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Mary Oliver on Love and Its Necessary Wildness
Mary Oliver on Love and Its Necessary Wildness

In praise of the “invisible and powerful and uncontrollable and beautiful and possibly even unsuitable.”

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For Seamus: A Cinematic Homage to Beloved Poet Seamus Heaney
For Seamus: A Cinematic Homage to Beloved Poet Seamus Heaney

“There was a wonderful sense in his writing of a fresh world opening, to which we were all attending… He has created out of his own upbringing a universe.”

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Lucille Clifton Reads “Won’t You Celebrate With Me”
Lucille Clifton Reads “Won’t You Celebrate With Me”

A glorious ode to claiming one’s belonging in that space between starshine and clay.

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