Christian Wiman

  • Lord Is Not a Word

    Lord is not a word. Song is not a salve. Suffer the child, who lived. on sunlight and solitude. Savor the man, craving. earth like an aftertaste…

  • From a Window

    Incurable and unbelieving. In any truth but the truth of grieving, I saw a tree inside a tree. Rise kaleidoscopically. As if the leaves had…

  • Influential Poets

    WALT WHITMAN (1819–1892) The most influential American poet, beyond question. He was our first memoirist, our earliest Oprah (himself his…

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The Death of Film

You'll never hear the whirring sound of a projector again.

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How to Hunt With Poison Darts

A Borneo hunter explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe

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A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

An action figure and his reluctant sidekick trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

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I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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