To leap in the froth of waves

July has come. We still have half a year to make 2020 a time of growth, even in the face of struggle, grief, and profound loss. In January I shared Rabindranath Tagore's "Song 36" from Gitanjali as a prayer for the new year: This is my prayer to you, my [loving God] -- strike, strike … Continue reading To leap in the froth of waves

Tagore’s Seashore of Worlds

I have just read "Song 60" from the classic Gitanjali by the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. Its beautiful verses reminded me of a recent walk, on a golden afternoon, along the beach in Puerto Viejo, Limón. Children swam and played in the sea as the loving Nereid of the Caribbean watched over them. Their ludic … Continue reading Tagore’s Seashore of Worlds