Our days are so familiar, yet, unexpectedly at times, we slip loose from the narrative that is shaping our perspectives.
The first lines of A.R. Ammons Play are an exaltation of the freedom contained within demise and a call to 'yearn too high' and 'drill imagination through necessity.'
Berry's poem looks to nature for release from world-weariness and despair, and suggests a kind of liberation through reviving our relationship with the wilderness.
Osho on how clinging to a particular idea of love can make a marriage stale and how chasing after security can dampen the dynamic beauty of being in a constantly changing world.
Written in 1967, at the height of the sexual revolution and the Summer of Love, Philip Larkin's High Windows is about sex, freedom, generational shifts and transcendence.
The Isha Upanishad is concerned with the non-duality of the Self and the role of action in tune with dharma in one's life.
The germ of the poem I Me Mine came to Matthe Kohut when he startled awake on a train that was passing through the area where he grew up.
Collateral Damage is part of poet Lyall Harris’ collection One-wingèd, an in-progress manuscript about hidden abuse and what it takes to break free.
Jiddu Krishnamurti on the imperative of true freedom and what that really means.
"Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others," wrote Virginia Woolf in her essay on the role of women in literature, A Room of One's Own. Published in 1929 and based on two talks she gave at women's colleges at the University of Cambridge the previous… Continue reading There is No Bolt That You Can Set Upon the Freedom of My Mind – Virginia Woolf