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The refreshingly direct poems straddle a peculiar balance between innocent optimism and wistful contemplation. Many of the poems not only have an existential bend, concerned with such contemporary questions of science and philosophy as the nature of nothingness and why the world exists, but they also exude a palpable enchantment with science, astronomy, and cosmology — no doubt due to being written during the golden age of space exploration.
Letter to Borges: Susan Sontag on Books, Self-Transcendence, and Reading in the…
“Books are not only the arbitrary sum of our dreams, and our memory. They also give us the model of self-transcendence.”
Goethe on the Psychology of Color and Emotion | Brain Pickings; always interesting to read, hard to say what is really truth!