Can knowledge be a barrier to wisdom? How?

Title

Daisies

Author

Oliver, Mary

Type

Reading

Overview

The winner of many literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, Mary Oliver (b. 1935) is a popular American poet whose lyric poems contemplate the beauty of nature and the place of human beings in…

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Title

Needle Biopsy

Author

Updike, John

Type

Reading

Overview

John Updike was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1932. He is the author of 22 novels (including the famous Rabbit series), fifteen books of short fiction, seven collections of…

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Title

Monet Refuses the Operation

Author

Mueller, Lisel

Type

Reading

Overview

German-born poet and translator Lisel Mueller (b. 1924) fled the Nazi regime with her family when she was fifteen and settled in the Midwestern United States.  In this dramatic monologue, Mueller…

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