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Poetry From the On Being Gathering — David Whyte (Opening Night)

Krista Tippett: Poetry studying framed the On Being Gathering this yr, and we’re so comfortable now to share these slices of magnificence, elation, and contemplation with you. Right here’s how David Whyte opened for us
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Pádraig Ó Tuama and Marilyn Nelson — Choosing Words That Deepen The Argument of Being Alive

Krista Tippett, host: I really like a phrase of Pádraig Ó Tuama — that we should select phrases that deepen “the argument of being alive.” Each he and Marilyn Nelson are beloved academics to me
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Luis Alberto Urrea — What Borders Are Really About, and What We Do With Them

Krista Tippett, host: The fantastic author Luis Alberto Urrea says that a deep fact of our time is that “we miss each other.” We have this drive to erect obstacles between ourselves, and but this