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Daily Meditation: Awakening From A Dream

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.23.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Chile Acknowledges Pablo Neruda May Have Been Killed After 1973 Coup

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.06.2015 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's government is acknowledging that Nobel-prize winning poet Pablo Neruda might have been killed after the 1973 cou...

On Poetry: The Cultural Revolution -- and the Necessity of Culture

Poetry Foundation | Posted 09.14.2015 | Books
Poetry Foundation

By Ai Weiwei My father, Ai Qing, was an early influence of mine. He was a true poet, viewing all subjects through an innocent and honest lens. For ...

Rediscovering the Joys of Poetry

Betty Revah | Posted 06.28.2015 | Arts
Betty Revah

Nothing beats the feeling of finally understanding what the poet means, especially when you can think of it in the context of your own life.

Ute Lemper Breathes New Life Into Poems of Pablo Neruda Through Song

Steve Schonberg | Posted 11.02.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

I had a chance to catch up with Lemper, who took a break from another recording session to talk about her passion for this latest project and excitement for the upcoming performances at 54 Below.

I Contain Multitudes: Brian Martinez

Diane Luby Lane | Posted 10.27.2014 | Arts
Diane Luby Lane

Their team didn't make the finals, or even the semifinals, but there was something about his performance, his intenseness, his citing Emily Dickinson with grit. The clip was so short, just a few words; no one would even know that he was performing Emily Dickinson...but I would know.

These Pablo Neruda Quotes Taught Us About Love And Life

The Huffington Post | Ana Benedetti | Posted 09.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Pablo Neruda, renowned Chilean poet, was known for his beautiful love poems. In honor of his death 41 years ago today here are some of his most beauti...

Pablo Neruda Will Walk The Streets Of Chile's Capital, 40 Years After His Death

AP | EVA VERGARA | Posted 09.10.2014 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Forty years after his death, Pablo Neruda once again was writing and reciting love poems and he walked through Santiago's str...

'Political Paralysis' From The Impossible Will Take a Little While

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Paul Loeb

We don't have to be perfect saints or know every answer to every question to begin working for a more just world. We can be wounded or hesitant ourselves, sometimes profoundly so.

Global Warming: The Inevitability Trap

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Paul Loeb

Is the biggest hurdle on climate change outright denial? Or is it the sense that of being overwhelmed and too late, that there's nothing we can do?

Best Commencement Speech Ever for Environmental Hope?

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.06.2014 | College
Paul Loeb

Paul Hawken has long been one of my heroes. He was the press coordinator for Martin Luther King's historic Selma-to-Montgomery march. He turned a smal...

Best Environmental Commencement Speech Ever?

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Paul Loeb

Paul Hawken has long been one of my heroes. He was the press coordinator for Martin Luther King's historic Selma-to-Montgomery march. He turned a smal...

How to Write About Yourself Without Being a Jerk

Theo Pauline Nestor | Posted 03.09.2014 | Books
Theo Pauline Nestor

"What do you write about?" I'm often asked. The answer, um, is I, uh, write about myself, which automatically puts me in the company of Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton, and others who exude the belief that their lives are of inherent interest to others.

Test Results From Pablo Neruda's Remains Revealed

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The four-decade mystery of whether Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda was poisoned was see...

Chilean Chronicles, Part 4: The Colors of Valparaiso

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Valparaiso explodes in brilliant, luminous, and pastel colors everywhere you turn. The buildings. The worker's clothes. The street art. The garage doors. The skyline as the sun falls in the late afternoon.

Chilean Chronicles, Part III: Visiting La Chascona

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

If there was ever any shred of a doubt that Pablo Neruda, nee Neftalí Ricardo Reyes, lived an epic, fantastical life, it can be permanently eradicated by visiting La Chascona in Santiago's Bellavista neighborhood.

Out in the Ocean... 'We Taste Infinitude'

Diana Nyad | Posted 10.09.2013 | Impact
Diana Nyad

This is not road cycling. Nor mountain climbing. Nor space travel. It is immersion in the ocean. There is a life force that imbues the spirit. The imagination is taken back through all the evolution of mankind, back to when we were all swimmers, not land beasts.

Chilean Chronicles, Part II: Edmundo Verdugo Carnitas and the Treasures of Quinta Vergara

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

What do we want to do and to have done with our time on the planet?

Chilean Chronicles, Part I: On the Plane and About to Land in Santiago.

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Thirteen years after I first applied to the Fulbright program, six months after we began the process of preparing to sell our house, and one day after countless trips in and out of the house, we are an hour or so from landing in Santiago, Chile.

Experts: Probe Into Famous Poet's Death Risks Going Off Track

AP | MARIANELA JARROUD and MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 06.04.2013 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- U.S. experts on Chile's dictatorship-era human rights violations said Monday that a judicial investigation into the death of poet P...

Judge Orders Hunt For Pablo Neruda's Alleged Killer

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Forty years after the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, a judge has issued an order for police to make a portrait of and find the...

Buddha Doodle - *Transparent*

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.30.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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*One Kiss* - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.21.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn


Legendary Poet Suffered From Advanced Cancer

AP | Posted 07.03.2013 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — An early forensic test shows Chilean poet Pablo Neruda suffered from advanced prostate cancer when he died, but his actual cau...

Legendary Poet's Bones To Be Examined In The U.S.

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 04.13.2013 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Bone remains of Chilean Nobel literature laureate Pablo Neruda will be analyzed in the United States as investigators seek to resol...