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Airmail: Books that Lasted All of 2015 #2

Airmail: The Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer was my first-ever Goodreads giveaway win. Way back in the summer of 2013, the good people of Graywolf Press spent a small fortune to send this tremendous book all the way from Minnesota to my tiny then-house on the outskirts of Reading, England. 892 more words

Nonfiction Review

Prince and his Golden Ball

It is impossible to think about arrested development and adolescents not wanting to grow up without considering the words of American Poet Robert Bly in his well meaning, yet controversial “man power” self help book: … 637 more words

Authentic Self

"the dark places between the stars"

Sometimes when you put your hand into a hollow tree
you touch the dark places between the stars.

Robert Bly

I sit down in the living room.

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Robert Bly: Film Tribute to a Radical by Shepherd Bliss

by Shepherd Bliss
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Sebastopol, California
December 26, 2015

Poet Robert Bly, now 89 years old, is a radical, by which I mean he returns to the roots. 949 more words

Politics

Following the thread

feeling was that you take the first thing that’s happened to you during the day—whether it is someone jogging past the house or something you think of—and that’s the thread you start with, then you try to follow that thread.

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Quote Of The Day

"Breath" by Kabir

Are you looking for me? I am in the next seat.
My shoulder is against yours.
You will not find me in stupas, not in Indian shrine rooms, 70 more words

Poetry

Flow

Commentary

Nuestras vidas son los rios,
que van a dar a la mar,
que es el morir. ¡Gran cantar!

“Our lives are rivers
and rivers flow and move to the sea,

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Poetry