Sunday, October 10, 2010

Thought for the Day

Beauty waits in ambush for us. If we are sensitive,
we will feel it in the poetry of all languages.
~ From "Poetry" in Seven Nights by Jorge Luis Borges


Borges Center at University of Pittsburgh

Philippe Molins' Documentary, Jorge Luis Borges: The Mirror Man (See below.)

The New York Times Commentary and Archival Information

Also see, at Modern World, "Jorge Luis Borges: The Garden of Forking Paths".

Jorge Luis Borges, the mirror from Ana Valdes on Vimeo.


M.L. Gallagher said...

You are such a treasure!

I started watching the video -- and now, I must come back to finish it. It's entrancing.

Thanks my friend -- what a gift.

S. Etole said...

and what a wonderful way to be ambushed ...

lucy said...

i love this morning quote/thought!! i just posted about climbing mt. sinai where i was "ambushed by beauty" in another language. thank you for this :-)

a.q.s. said...

no way to thank you for finding this and effort to post and share with us all.

immense gratitude.

will retweet tomorrow!



Jingle said...

love what you do.
your poetry seems truly shines through.

I would be entertained to see you post more poetry work.