The Sea and the Soul: Poet, Painter, and Philosopher Etel Adnan on the Elemental Blues of Being
1 July 2022 | 4:25 pm

"For seeing the sea it’s sometimes better to close one’s eyes."

Myths, Facts, and Poetic Truth: Amy Lowell on Legends as a Lens on Our Elemental Limitations and Powers
30 June 2022 | 8:26 pm

"Legends... are bits of fact, or guesses at fact, pressed into the form of a story and flung out into the world as markers of how much ground has been travelled."

Anne Pratt’s Flowers, Ferns, Quiet Ferocity: How a Middle-Aged Victorian Woman Became One of the Great Masters of Scientific Illustration
29 June 2022 | 3:57 pm

"The beauty of a flower... may serve to awaken an interest in nature, which shall not sleep again."


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