Lisa Mitchell

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American poet Mary Oliver (b. 1935), winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize | Wild Geese | You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain are moving across the landscapes, over the prairies and the deep…

“The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.” ~Mary Oliver -image portrait of Mary Oliver

“One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, 'What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew i would never see it again?'” ― Rachel Carson, marine biologist, environmentalist, writer. Silent Spring (1962) spurred a reversal in national pesticide policy, which led to a nationwide ban on DDT and other pesticides, and inspired a grassroots environmental movement that led to the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Rachel Carson American marine biologist and conservationist whose book 'Silent Spring' and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.

I think new writer are too worried that it has all been said before. Sure it has, but not by *you*. --Asha Dornfest

Asha Dornfest has been writing her entire life, but it wasn’t until she published her first book that she started to call herself a writer.

Optional Departmental Reccommendations, Fine and Performing Arts: The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron

The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron. A definite Must Read for all who seek to grow creatively. This book will change what you thought you knew about your creative self.

Rainer Maria Rilke und Clara Rilke-Westhoff kurz nach ihrer Hochzeit im Jahr 1901

"Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue.” Rainer Maria Wilke with his wife, Clara Rilke-Westhoff in 1901