Poet R. B. Simon's "Shorn" is a concise self-reflective piece, in which the narrator desires to be unburdened and liberated of decades' worth of burdens.
According to Buddhist teaching, clinging to views is an empty and futile way of interfacing with the world.
Robert Smithson's brand of land art went against the hegemony of galleries and museums who he accused of dictating the context, meaning and value of art.
Epictetus' path to freedom attends to the aspects of life that can be controlled, while meeting with equanimity the things we can do nothing about.
For Wendy Blaxland, That Wind is a poetic response to what happens in her immediate natural world.
Jennifer Chesnut wrote Little Bird while doing what she does every morning after rising – she was looking out the window, processing dreams, watching birds and writing poetry.
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.