Tuesday August 15th 2012

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Thought for the Day

“Nature is not a place to visit,
it is home.”

-Gary Snyder
(1930 – )

Gary Snyder is an American poet as well as an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist (frequently described as the “poet laureate of Deep Ecology”). Snyder is a winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His work, in his various roles, reflects an immersion in both Buddhist spirituality and nature. Snyder has translated literature into English from ancient Chinese and modern Japanese. For many years, Snyder served as a faculty member at the University of California, Davis, and he also served for a time on the California Arts Council.

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