To Sir With Love

To Sir With Love

Maureen Muldoon In the summer of 2003, I met with Sam Christensen for the very first and only time. This event had all the markings of a cherished meeting with the Great and powerful Oz. He was a formidable presence, and walking into his office was like walking into...
I see Nothing As It Is Now

I see Nothing As It Is Now

Blind Men and the Elephant – A Poem by John Godfrey SaxeHere is John Godfrey Saxe’s (1816-1887) version of Blind Men and the Elephant: It was six men of Indostan,To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant(Though all of them were blind), That each by...

The dragonfly is a beautiful, powerful and complicated creature. Like an actual mythological dragon, I can’t help but imagine that dragonflies carry the energy of fire. They don’t flutter or float like the butterfly, but rather zips and hover in an almost...