Quote for Today: Jane Hirshfield

Ten Windows records the desire to understand others’ poems I’ve felt transfixed and transformed by: “What is a good poem doing?” “How is it done?” “Why does it work?” I want …

Quote for Today: Rebecca Solnit

For millions of years, this world has been a great gift to nearly everything living on it, a planet whose atmosphere, temperature, air, water, seasons, and weather were precisely calibrated …

Quote for Today: Agnes Chew

Were we all to create and curate a museum illustrating the essence of our beings, how might each one of these museums look like? Each article cradled within the museum’s …

Quote for Today: Alan Watts

  We suffer from a hallucination, from a false and distorted sensation of our own existence as living organisms. Most of us have the sensation that “I myself” is a …

Quote for Today: Neri Oxman

One cannot separate the spider web’s form from the way in which it originated. Nature doesn’t divide between the architect, the engineer and the construction worker. —Neri Oxman, in “The …

Quote for Today: Richard Wilk

But instead of being frozen in time, I want to show that “local” and “authentic” food are as much creations of modernity as survivors from before it. Authenticity is therefore …