A reflection on the different interpretations of a single poem and how one man's experience of suffering affects his reading of "Le Vase Brisé" ("The Broken Vase").
A guest post from Charity Burns on her new-found respect for the Sufi poet while slipping on an icy Brooklyn sidewalk.
Producing a narrated slideshow takes a fair bit of time, even it's brief. Our producer traces her journey and the small world we travel in.
"We're drying them out. But I'm looking closely — a lot of these pages, it's not reparable. This is just heartbreaking to look at."
Rilke follows the course of change through seasons and captures the loneliness of uncertainty in everyday life. Includes Joanna Macy's brilliant reading of "Onto a Vast Plain."
A passage from Letters to a Young Poet cited by Novogratz.
Do you haiku? John Lederach shares 12 haiku based on a three-day dialogue with Krista Tippett and others. These conversational poems capture the tension, promise, and paradox of moral action and meaningful language.
Sometimes forgiveness comes easiest to the youngest of us.