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Reads tagged with “poetry”

Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup
Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup

“Conquering, holding, daring, venturing as we go the unknown ways, Pioneers! O pioneers!”

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A Few Don’ts for Those Beginning to Write Verse from Ezra Pound
A Few Don’ts for Those Beginning to Write Verse from Ezra Pound

“Consider the way of the scientists rather than the way of an advertising agent for a new soap.”

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Marilyn Monroe’s Unpublished Poems: The Complex Private Person Behind the Public Persona
Marilyn Monroe’s Unpublished Poems: The Complex Private Person Behind the Public Persona

“Only parts of us will ever touch only parts of others.”

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Live the Questions: Rilke on Embracing Uncertainty and Doubt as a Stabilizing Force
Live the Questions: Rilke on Embracing Uncertainty and Doubt as a Stabilizing Force

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue.”

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A.A. Milne on Happiness and How Winnie-the-Pooh Was Born
A.A. Milne on Happiness and How Winnie-the-Pooh Was Born

On rainy days and the simplicity of happiness.

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Ray Bradbury’s Unpublished Poems and His Meditation on Science vs. Religion
Ray Bradbury’s Unpublished Poems and His Meditation on Science vs. Religion

“It is a small thing, this dear gift of life handed us mysteriously out of immensity.”

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29-Year-Old Patti Smith’s Poetic and Irreverent Monologue on Women and the Universe
29-Year-Old Patti Smith’s Poetic and Irreverent Monologue on Women and the Universe

“If you’re not into transforming stuff into art / Don’t worry about it / Just keep doing it and keep doing…”

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The First Poem Published in a Scientific Journal
The First Poem Published in a Scientific Journal

An ode to the ocean’s bioluminescent marvels.

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Denise Levertov Reads “The Secret”
Denise Levertov Reads “The Secret”

“Two girls discover the secret of life on a sudden line of poetry.”

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