Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Meandering about . . .

Today is the birthday of Muriel Rukeyser (December 15, 1913 – February 12, 1980), poet.

"A work of art is one through which the consciousness of the artist is able to give its emotions to anyone who is prepared to receive them. There is no such thing as bad art." - Muriel Rukeyser

"However confused the scene of our life appears, however torn we may be who now do face that scene, it can be faced, and we can go on to be whole." - Muriel Rukeyser

"Nourish beginnings, let us nourish beginnings. Not all things are blest, but the seeds of all things are blest.The blessing is in the seed." - Muriel Rukeyser

"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms." - Muriel Rukeyser

"The journey is my home." - Muriel Rukeyser

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