He didn’t realize
After an isolated childhood,
When he started out
To see what might be going on
Elsewhere in the world,
That there would be
A final exam…
Clifford Geertz, 1999 Charles Haskins Lecture to the American Council of Learned Relations.
A moment of confusion
And uncertainty of direction,
And an unlooked-for…Continue
Posted on June 8, 2012 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments
(A found poem ~ just for fun...)
Dawn and dusk haven't mattered differently to me since I came here.
Neither have I found the seasons tied to the arrival of kites nor to their departure.
Not even the glow of fireflies or the songs of cicadas have anchored me
in some small way to natural…Continue
Posted on October 1, 2011 at 9:30am