The Magic of Monadnock

马克·龙(Mark Long) is going to China. With an invitation in hand to be part of an American delegation to the “Poetry Bridges Continents: …

In Medias Res

“Cut these words and they would bleed; they are vascular and alive.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson, from “Montaigne, or the Skeptic,” Representative Men: …

Seeing and Being Seen

For all symbols are fluxional; all language is vehicular and transitive, and is good, as ferries and horses are, for conveyance, not …

More on Twitter

In my previous post about why I don’t use Twitter I found my way to two sentences that have stood out for …

Why I Don’t Use Twitter

Questioning digital technologies is a core value of the KSC Open project. And we have much to learn. For many years I …

Extravagance and Possibility

Mark C. Long. Upstream: Selected Essays. By Mary Oliver. New York: Penguin, 2016. Cloth. $26.00 and Felicity. By Mary Oliver. New York: Penguin, …

“Now comes good sailing”

Today is the bicentennial of the birth of Henry David Thoreau. It is good to see Thoreau celebrations and stories of Thoreau …

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