With a simple idea and chalk, street art welcomes people to stand inside "happiness" to "provoke thought about what happiness is."
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."
A wandering reflection arriving at a "found poem." The muse? Our show with Marie Howe. Simply marvelous.
Listen to Marie Howe read these striking lines from her poem. Her ability to read her own work is marvelous.
A poem about friendship and intimacy, waiting and being present in the moment that is heartbreaking and heartening in its song.
A poet reflects on the choices her family has made to live a simpler life in NYC.
This week's On Being roundup: Learning to be of interest to each other from Richard Blanco and Elizabeth Alexander, a guided meditation, and Twitter conversation about what the rise of "Nones" really says about America's religious landscape.
A community college professor responds to Seth Godin's story with his student's poetry.
A guest contributor uses poetry as a vehicle for processing his faith, doubts and depression during the Advent season.