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Contributions by Jane Hirshfield:

“Critique of Pure Reason”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What did you think an artist would pick up on from your poem? Poet Jane Hirshfield: The goat. But this is better. I love the foregrounding of the water/stone idea. What inspires you in this poem? Artist Gabriel Travis: I am really interested in the relationship between “rational thought” and intuition—different ways of knowing and which ones we trust. I love how this poem embodies that tension, in that it is in dialogue with the …

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