The Origin of Change

Two things of opposite natures seem to depend
On one another, as a man depends
On a woman, day on night, the imagined
On the real. This is the origin of change.
Winter and spring, cold copulars, embrace
And forth the particulars of rapture come.

Wallace Stevens

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Adriel Hampton

Love Wallace Stevens since assigned “Palm of the Mind” in a Cal rhetoric class. Especially like that he pursued his passion while working in insurance.

Mark Danielson

Isn’t that something? My hero W.S.: raised a family and sold insurance his whole life and wrote the most amazing philosophy in verse.

Don’t you think his blog would have been huge?

Adriel Hampton

Oh, yeah. I did a paper for an undergrad rhetoric class comparing his “Blue Guitar” to Ecclesiastes.

Hey, it’s time for you to give up your twitter name!

Mark Danielson

13 ways of looking at a blackbird is one that I find myself going back to when I’m trying to find answers to the meaning of it all. Makes me realize there are a lot of answers to any given question – so then the answer is choice – So choose.

You can’t tell that I love the word play – or maybe you can – But I know, too,
That the blackbird is involved
In what I know.