A collection of 13 posts

Nature Remains

> "After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, love, and so on—have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear—what remains? Nature remains."Whitman, after a

What our forebears foresaw

Lincoln, just called to my attention by Quinta Jurecic [https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/05/impeaching-trump-refuse-accept-unacceptable/590104/?utm_campaign=the-atlantic&utm_term=2019-05-23T13%3A14%3A05&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&

Democratic Vistas

> Walt Whitman on Donald Trump, feminism, and how literature bolsters democracy https://t.co/QDJF9WtZiG pic.twitter.com/mk9N8uvBV1 [https://t.co/mk9N8uvBV1] — Maria Popova (@brainpicker) February 24, 2016 [https://twitter.com/brainpicker/

Poetry of Perception

Open Culture drew my attention to The Poetry of Perception project [http://www.openculture.com/2015/10/walt-whitman-emily-dickinson-william-carlos-williams-get-animated-by-harvards-neuroscience-department.html] . I thought Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself [https://www.brainpickings.org/2014/05/13/

Dante in Space

> Piazza Dante, Napoli, 2014#dante750 [https://twitter.com/hashtag/dante750?src=hash] pic.twitter.com/KfgnfH37QL [http://t.co/KfgnfH37QL] — Beba Kron (@BebaKron) May 22, 2015 [https://twitter.com/BebaKron/status/601855183157600256] The


> 'I will be turned into compost when I die': http://t.co/tagnJnkddT pic.twitter.com/Cv9UZtru0L [http://t.co/Cv9UZtru0L] — BBC Future (@BBC_Future) February 25, 2015 [https://twitter.com/BBC_Future/