Meeting Summaries

“Buddhism and the Literary Imagination”

  “Listen natives of a dry place from the harpist’s fingers rain” — W.S. Merwin, “The Boast” from Writings to An Unfinished Accompaniment   At Our Meeting on May 6: Robert McDermott and I facilitated a dialogue and discussion on the topic “Buddhism and the...

Keeping Silent / Earth Day, 2023

At our Section meeting on Saturday April 22, 2023 we shared news about events in the Section and the Class. I did not make a recording of this evening. We started off with a verse by Novalis, and then we enjoyed a selection from a poem by Pablo Neruda, "Keeping...

Introduction to Novalis

  A Brief Introduction (20 min) Toward the Festival of Initiative Manitoba, Canada / August 2023    

Poetry Reading by Peter Rennick

Poet Peter Rennick read his "Valentine" poems at a Section meeting on February 11, 2023 in celebration of Valentine's Day. Here is an MP3 recording of the reading.           Artwork by Suri Oru   3.5.23