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From The Writing Life (public library) by Annie Dillard — a wonderful addition to the collected wisdom of beloved writers — comes this beautiful and poignant meditation on the life well lived, reminding us of the trade offs between presence and productivity that we’re constantly choosing to make, or not................... .Read More
What poets feel not, when they make,
A pleasure in creating,
The world, in its turn, will not take
Pleasure in contemplating
Matthew Arnold (1822 - 1888) English poet and cultural critic.