Category Archives: creativity

Emotions overwhelmed before we’d words.

Unable to recount by spoken word What speechless  infancy endured in fear, Through the body pain and hurt are shared. In the doctor’s office, body bared The blood test and the scan are both quite clear Unable to express this pain … Continue reading

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Poetry for beginners

A word here about liking a poem. This should of course be our primary objective and motive. But to like is a function of the critical intelligence, as this passage by W. H. Auden makes clear: As readers, we remain in … Continue reading

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I’m the little Jew who wrote the Bible

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The expression of the sensed conveys delight.

There’s nothing on this page until I write A word and then another word  and more: The sentences that bring me my delight No sense is quite as needed as our sight Moral blindness is by most deplored. There’s infinity upon … Continue reading

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Do we set the table with tectonic plates? Were the Ammonites a people or a stone? Was the government of fossils on the roam? Were the rocks and mountains rumbling As the government were stumbling? I’ve sent my resignation on a bone. Was the Earthquake sent by … Continue reading

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The unfamiliar

  We’ve already seen that life is about living the questions, that the unknown is what drives science, and that the most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. John Keats wrote of this art of remaining in doubt … Continue reading

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