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We Reap What We Practice

I refer to life practices and creative practices often in my writings here and on the Humanitou podcast. Well, and everywhere else, too.  Then this afternoon, I started to wonder how many of us use Read more…

Self-Study Is The Point

tapaḥ-svādhyāyeśvara-praṇidhānāni kriyā-yogaḥ (PYS 2.1)⁠ “You must be fueled by a burning desire to continuously study the Self, which is only available in the present moment, and to devote your self wholly to this effort – Read more…

A Revelation: Ocean Vuong

Soon enough, or maybe not soon enough, Ocean Vuong will be centered in the occasional series I keep, “A Poet Was There.” I need time to read more, digest more, breathe. In the past several Read more…

A Quote from Jorie Graham

“When they dig our poems up out of the rubble, we want them to know who we were, what consciousness was, but also how astounding and unimaginably infinite and mysterious life was.” – Jorie Graham, Read more…

A Poet Was There: Brian Turner

Editor’s Note: This profile series called “A Poet Was There” highlights poets from around the world who through their verse convey the kind of intimacy, truth and connection with place and experience that only exists Read more…

The Fight

When I heard the thumping and the bumping just on the other side of the door that stands between our utility-slash-laundry room and our garage, I went to see what was happening.  More than two Read more…

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