Put yourself into the position of a dog. A dog is responsive, shows intuition,...– John Updike on the universe and why there is something rather than nothing (via explore-blog)
Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden via poets.org Sundays too my father got up early and put his clothes on in the blueblack cold, then with cracked hands that ached from labor in the weekday weather made banked fires blaze. No one ever thanked him. I’d wake and hear the cold splintering, breaking. When the rooms were warm, he’d call, and slowly I would rise and dress, fearing the...