“Finisterre”

David Whyte

is an Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. His books include The Heart Aroused: Poetry and the Preservation of the Soul in Corporate America, River Flow: New & Selected Poems, and Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment, and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words.

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December 12th, 2016

The road in the end taking the path the sun had taken, into the western sea, and the moon rising…

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December 12th, 2016

A poem and a benediction from David Whyte for your day.

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December 12th, 2016

Vulnerability is not a weakness, a passing indisposition, or something we can arrange to do without, vulnerability is not a…

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December 8th, 2016

No one told me it would lead to this. No one said there would be secrets I would not want…

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December 8th, 2016

The face in the stone is a mirror looking into you. You have gazed into the moving waters, you have…

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December 8th, 2016

We shape our self to fit this world and by the world are shaped again. The visible and the invisible…

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December 8th, 2016

After Derek Mahon Your great mistake is to act the drama as if you were alone. As if life were…

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August 26th, 2016

A dawn meditation on the possibility of the day, and the quiet joy of belonging in a space of one’s own.

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