You know, the antidote to exhaustion is not rest.
~ Monk to David Whyte in Midlife and the Great Unknown
Englishman David Whyte is a internationally known poet, author, and in-demand speaker. His poetry often is included in artists' work, as described here.
Among Whyte's other books are River Flow: New & Selected Poems 1984-2007, Everything Is Waiting for You: Poems, The House of Belonging: Poems, Fire in the Earth: Poems, Where Many Rivers Meet: Poems, Songs for Coming Home: Poems, The Three Marriages: Reimaging Work, Self and Relationship, Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity, and The Heart Aroused: Poetry and the Preservation of the Soul in Corporate America.
All of Whyte's books are available through Amazon and through Whyte's own site. Whyte's The Three Marriages is available to preview at GoogleBooks.
Filmmaker Scott Garen is producing a documentary on Whyte's life and work. Here's the trailer:
A DVD of Whyte's talk before 1,000 people at San Francisco's historic Herbst Theater in 2009 may be ordered here.