Philosophy and Poetry: “Table Talk,” by Billy Collins

There is so much I could say here in commentary. I could talk about how I really am uncomfortable with the lumping together of philosophers and poets. I am uncomfortable with modern philosopher-poets who attempt to either teach or impress me with their deep difficulty of thought. I could say how so much of it…

Red Herrings About Read Herrings

Call me biased, but even if I did not know where this young man’s genetics came from, I would, as I do, find this utterly fascinating and invigorating. Such thoughts I find flat out exciting.

Smarty Cat

Milton, the cat was getting into the book shelves again. Damn, I knew his meow was starting to sound smugly philosophical. And to think I named him after a great poet.