Learning Contentment (from Thomas Merton and Liberty Hyde Bailey)


This is the second in my promised series of reflections on Liberty Hyde Bailey’s poetry. [ Bailey's collection of poems Wind and Weather, has just been released by The Englewood Review of Books as a bargain-priced Kindle ebook.  It's well worth it! ] Read the first post in the series here: Cultivating Wonder. Wind and Weather Passengers on the cosmic sea We know not whence nor whither, -- 'Tis happiness enough to be Complete with wind and weather. This first and title poem in this collection of Bailey's poetry reflects the importance of contentment (and particularly … [Read more...]