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Song of Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson
poetry

Song of Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Song of Nature   Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803 – 1882 Mine are the night and morning, The pits of air, the gulf of space, The sportive sun, the gibbous moon, The innumerable days. I hid in the solar glory, I am dumb in the pealing song, I rest on the pitch of the torrent, In … Continue reading

New Stanzas
poetry

New Stanzas

New Stanzas for Amazing Grace From Death & Fame: Last Poems 1993-1997, by Allen Ginsberg   I dreamed I dwelled in a homeless place Where I was lost alone Folk looked right through me into space And passed with eyes of stone O homeless hand on many a street Accept this change from me A … Continue reading

My Favorite Peales
Art

My Favorite Peales

I have always enjoyed early American art and especially love the paintings of that artistic brood named Peale. Among all the great works of art throughout the history of western civilization, some of the works by the father, Charles Wilson Peale and his sons, Rembrandt, Raphaelle, Rubens, and Titian remain distinct in my visual memory. This list … Continue reading