Fantastical beasts and herbs from "Harry Potter," and where to actually find them -- at the New York Academy of Medicine.
To be sure, this time will shine. Regrettably, it may often shine with the coarse flame of anger and pride, with the sickly gleam of the fascist's polished boot. But it will also shine from our renewed hearts.
This brings me back where I began: poets are artists of the intentional; they are artists using signs that point to things
In these troubled times we need more of the third level of understanding that brings a deeper commitment to a future that is more genuinely humane, more fully inclusive, more dedicated to justice than to greed and more able to find ways to balance the needs of both nature and culture.
I have often been questioned about my name in my home country. Every year, on the first day of school, all students looked the same; grey pants, striped shirts and maroon ties. But when roll call kicked off, I slid deeper into my seat.
Elaine Reichek brings the ancient Greek characters Europa, Pasiphae, Phaedra and Ariadne to life.