“Human societies have their own nutty fads, mass delusions, and enabling mythologies. Daily life still gets done. Wild nature is probably equally goofy, with a stunning variety of creatures somehow getting by in all these landscapes.
Here is a well known Gary Snyder poem. A farmer poet, a western poet, an environmentalist, a California cool poet, our connection to the Beat poets, I think of him as a spiritual man, a Buddhist if anything. 192 more words