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U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy Okay. Smith’s Soulful Meditation on the Looping, Haunting Mystery of Being – Brain Pickings

“There is, in sanest hours, a consciousness, a thought that rises, independent, lifted out from all else, calm, like the stars, shining eternal,” Walt Whitman wrote as he contemplated identity and the paradox of the self — that all-pervading yet ever-shifting sieve of feelings, beliefs, values, memories, and sensibilities through …

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