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After reading a technical write-up

An excerpt from W.H.Auden’s ‘After reading a Child’s guide to Modern’s physics’

“This passion of our kind
For the process of finding out
Is a fact one can hardly doubt, 141 more words

But Kept None

A shilling life will give you all the facts:
How Father beat him, how he ran away,
What were the struggles of his youth, what acts… 92 more words


Waking Up

I have been listening to a lot of dharma talks lately, particularly the teachings from Theravada Buddhism. One of the most sublime and elusive lessons the Buddha teaches is that the capacity for awakening, and the realization of enlightenment, exists in every crevice and corner of one’s world. 104 more words


The Power of Revision

The study of manuscripts reveals many things about an author’s work, but the revisions the author made on the rough draft can be especially telling. William Wordsworth took the art of revision very seriously, spending over 50 years perfecting his longest poem, … 885 more words