Thursday, March 17, 2011

Can Poetry Heal the Planet? Stephen Levine’s Surreal Dharma Jazz

So, let us welcome Stephen Levine’s return to poetry. Breaking the Drought can also refer to a return to one of humanity’s most ancient of spiritual practices: sacred speech. As such, it’s a link back to a continuity temporarily severed by the Technological Revolution. It is a link we need in order to live in a fragmented world, dislocated by loss of spiritual unity. Meanwhile, with such grounding our collective drought continues, literally and figuratively.

Read the article by Gary Gach in Religion Dispatches here.

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