Originality lives at the crossroads, at the point where world and self open to each other in transparence in the night rain.  Originality summons originality: a work of art that contains the mind of freedom will call forth freedom in others.  But originality also asks presence – the willingness to inhabit ourselves amid the uncertain transport and sufferings that are our fate.  To feel, and to question feeling; to know, and to agree to wander utterly lost in the dark, where every journey of the soul starts over.”

— Jane Hirshfield ‘Nine Gates – Entering the Mind of Poetry’


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