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H is for Hoax

When scrawled or scratched    on the skin of a beast
Or the earth’s frozen     entrails, or the flesh
Of a leaf-maker,     then I last longer.

Obi-Wan Reads Me Poetry

Guinness played Obi-Wan in the original Star Wars trilogy, and I stumbled giddily upon his recording of Eliot’s poems while studying them for a class at Calvin last year.

A Borrowed Credo

“I do not think that I will ever reach a stage when I will say, ’This is what I believe. Finished.’ What I believe is alive … and open to growth.” (Madeleine L’Engle)

Bird Listening

Rautavaara challenges the assumption that music belongs unequivocally to humanity by making birdsong a challenger and equal partner to “humansong.”

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