Pattiann Rogers – Poet

The poetry of Pattiann Rogers pauses me in mid-thought, turns me reflective, appreciative, and full of wonder.  What follows are a few words from Pattiann Rogers on her art and practice, and a life of creative exploration.  You’ll also enjoy my interview with Rogers.

spiritual poetry

“Not only is the Universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can think.”
Werner Heisenberg, Across the Frontiers

“What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.”
Werner Heisenberg, Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science

“The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.”
Werner Heisenberg

The three quotes above from Werner Heisenberg are among my many favorite quotes. I like these three and return to them, because they set my imagination whirling, whirling with freedom. What can be stranger than I can think? What question can I ask that will further expose the essence of nature? What is the “first gulp of natural sciences”? What is God “at the bottom of the glass”? Continue reading “Pattiann Rogers – Poet”