Daily Poetry Quote: “I’d like to meet Emily Dickinson. I might say, ‘How do you do it, Emily?’ and she might say, ‘I don’t really know.’ It’s difficult often to intellectualize what one does. She obviously had a very quirky mindset, as most interesting poets do. They take a slightly skewed view of the world. They’re just wired differently.” – Paul Muldoon, “What I think: Paul Muldoon” – Jamie Saxon – Princeton University – July 14, 2017
I like black bears. They are relatively common around
here, and they are usually not aggressive. Actually,
they are generally affable, loners mostly, but not
opposed to hanging out with humans now and then.
David Hathwell – During Restless Sleep a Scene of Remarkable Stillness
On the far side of a river,
holly lines the riverbank.
The leaves are lacquered tiles.
In a hangar in Baoshan Steel City
twenty miles northwest of Shanghai
a worker sleeps in a truck bed
beside machines. To come here is
Alfred Lord Tennyson – Vivien’s Song
‘In Love, if Love be Love, if Love be ours,
Faith and unfaith can ne’er be equal powers:
Unfaith in aught is want of faith in all.
How to See the 2017 Perseid Meteor Shower – Andrew Fazekas – National Geographic – August 11, 2017
–Twyla Hansen – August 12 in the Nebraska Sand Hills Watching the Perseids Meteor Shower