Category Archives: Annie Dillard

the temporary ponders the lasting

if i say we are grass grown fast & faded to fodder for time’s mouth– if i say we are snow what is unique in us melted & lost in water cycling we are stone children born in the beginning from a … Continue reading

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try not to think about this too much

“It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination… If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn’t believe the world existed.” — Annie Dillard … Continue reading

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Raising tomatoes and Cain–a meditation

“There is always the temptation in life to diddle around making itsy-bitsy friends and meals and journeys for years on end. It is all so self conscience, so apparently moral…But I won’t have it. The world is wilder than that … Continue reading

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