Tag: Emily Dickinson

Appreciating syzygy

By Tom Schaefer Whether my bark went down at sea Whether she met with gales Whether to isles enchanted She bent her docile sails By what mystic mooring She is held today This is the


The reach of the humanities

By Tom Schaefer When I first came to Hog Island as a camper in 1981, I was far enough along on a humanities degree that my next big hurdle was to complete the “project” phase