The Poetry of the World

Publication: Science & Nonduality
Published on: April 29, 2015
Description: According to Rilke translator and Buddhist philosopher of ecology, Joanna Macy, the poetry of Maria Rainer Rilke provides a way to move beyond the darkness that threatens to overwhelm us, even now as we have entered a new century with equally pressing problems.

Tags: poetry, ecology, Rilke, Joanna Macy, poet, civilization, world, problems, climate change, global warming

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Global poetry | Illustration of the earth as an egg resting on a leaf (Pixabay)

“Poetry can help us move beyond our social paralysis to view the world in a more compassionate light.”