The philosopher’s call to attention reminds me I’m making a difference.
Robert Zaretsky offers a vivid picture of how truth telling made Weil’s life complicated.
For Simone Weil, paying attention means asking, ”What are you going through?”
The beloved American poet lifts the everyday into the realm of the transcendent.
The Weil siblings and the dense worlds of their minds
How is it that the poems of a 17th-century aristocrat still resonate with us?
Almost any page of this collection yields the precise puzzling haunting music of Dillard’s mind at work.
This collection is suffused with one of poetry’s most fundamental aims: making meaning out of suffering and loss.