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Watch any interview with just about anyone who creates or performs some kind of art and you’ll hear the same question, just maybe in different forms. 937 more words

By Taylor

On vacation with the family...

…and a few friends…

…plus the 600+ books I have on my e-reader. I should be good to go.

Quote of the Day - Rainer Maria Rilke

“A hand that touches no longer totally belongs from which it came. It and the object it touches or grasps together form something new, something else that has no name and that belongs to no one.” 125 more words


To the Beloved (The Book of Hours II.7)

(Trans. Anita Barrows and Joanna R. Macy)

Extinguish my eyes, I’ll go on seeing you.
Seal my ears, I’ll go on hearing you. 68 more words

Poetry Daily

Make An Inquiry: June 24, morning

Another wondering on my mind has to do with balance and priorities. This came to mind during my spring break, when I found myself trying to catch up on grades while my wife and I were visiting Joshua Tree and San Luis Obispo. 613 more words


Clouds- Rainer Maria Rilke

These laborers of rain, these heavy clouds,
see how evening takes them on celestial vacations;
a delirium of uselessness has gripped them,
and their vacationing edges dare transparencies. 70 more words


No Miracles, Please

What I love about the following poem by Ranier Maria Rilke, aside from everything, is his preference for an organic, and generative manifestation of God’s love in the ordinary over a display of divine power in the form of a miracle. 243 more words