Our weekly wrap-up with poetry and prose, stories of Easter dishes from afar and links to things we're reading in the news and blogging worlds!
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With a simple idea and chalk, street art welcomes people to stand inside "happiness" to "provoke thought about what happiness is."
A poem about friendship and intimacy, waiting and being present in the moment that is heartbreaking and heartening in its song.
Vigorous discussions on what we're owed and what we earn, the slow work of healing, and stories of inspiration about being alone in this busy world.
As we rush forward into the work week, a poem to slow us down, turn us about, and maybe just maybe, laugh at ourselves. Marie Howe reads her poem "Hurry."
Listen to Marie Howe read these striking lines from her poem. Her ability to read her own work is marvelous.
Religious traditions take many forms in the U.S. For a Nigerian immigrant's daughter, it's creamy frejon that's the Easter week delicacy.
You don’t have to spend months in meditation, says Eckhart Tolle, to gain insights that could change your life, even your health.
Sometimes it takes persistence to pitch a voice you know is right — and the willingness to listen to others around the dinner table.