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June 5, 2022

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The Age of the Possible

And this is what I learned, that the world’s otherness is antidote to confusion – that standing within this otherness – the beauty and the mystery of the world, out in the fields or deep inside books – can re-dignify the worst-stung heart.

– Mary Oliver –

The Age of the Possible

“…the octopus

with her body-shaped mind
and her eight-arm embrace
of alien realities,
with her colorblind vision
sightful of polarized light
and her perpetually awestruck
lidless eye

can see

shades of blue we cannot conceive.”…

In this hypnotic poem Maria Popova views the age of the Anthropocene from the perspective of the octopus.
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Read Sy Montgomery’s fascinating piece,”Deep Intellect,” that explores the mind of the octopus. { more }

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