Synopses & Reviews
In the middle of the road of my life I awoke in a dark wood, where the true way was wholly lost. When you find yourself suddenly without bearings, as Dante Alighieri voiced so well centuries ago, where will you look for guidance? Throughout the ages, teaches David Whyte, the language of poetry has held a special power to hazard ourselves boldly at the fierce edges of our lives. On Midlife and the Great Unknown, you will engage with poetic imagination as it was meant to be experienced: as your companion and guide for the challenging terrain of midlife.
Poet and author David Whyte speaks to an increasing sense of vulnerability asa key experience of midlife. Using poetry as a bridge, he explores a range ofmidlife experiences, allowing for a richer, more expansive inner life. 2 CDs.