November 8, 2012 § Leave a comment
But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.
– Robert Frost
“The Secret Sits” is an unusual poem for Frost, being more elusive than usual; a metaphysical teaser, it reads like a passage from an ancient Eastern religious text.
May 26, 2012 § Leave a comment
The Martian astronomer, gazing off into the air–
“That they were able to do it is proof that highly
Intelligent beings must have been living there.”
– John Hall Wheelock
Peruse through Wheelock’s Collected and you won’t find another poem as memorable or as good as this. As Einstein said:
“I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.”