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Robert Miner – Flying Kites at Night

A moment of transcendence is captured by Robert Miner in this short and evocative poem inspired by the sight of a group of students flying kites on a quad. The movement from the earth to the sky and the devotional missive of the kites being sent up and disappearing into the darkness come together like a silent prayer or a whispered exchange between mortals and the infinite.

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Clouds are Mere Guests in the Sky – Haruki Murakami

Sports people and meditators often use similar language to describe their experiences of practice: In his memoir,¬†What I Talk About When I Talk About Running,¬†Haruki Murakami talks about how running for him creates a void in which he can observe the cloud-like nature of his thoughts. In this excerpt from the book, he expands on… Continue reading Clouds are Mere Guests in the Sky – Haruki Murakami