“Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.”
Martin Heidegger, “Poetry, Language, Thought”
Waywords produces a web of programs and media designed to improve our thinking in democratic action, in critical literacy, in global understanding. We provoke, inspire, and wrestle with the ambiguities and richness of human thinking, from times modern to ancient.
While offering serious educational support for those who want it, Waywords entertains and engages with surprising takes on a wide range of global topics, from Western social trends to modern mythological thinking.
The first visual album from Waywords is built upon the concept of “creative reading,” forming a phenomenological response to three different texts (essay, fiction, or poetry) around a provided term.
And he could not, then, blame himself too much at redressing some of that grievance now. A little balance in the world, please.
13 Days – 26 Reviews – 1 new story!
We accuse Marvell of verbal assault and find that he was hardly alone.
What do we do with–how do we read–can we make us of–a classic and famous metaphysical poem which is also misogynistic?
The Waywords Podcast is back with new episodes beginning next week!
After all, why would I risk staining that beauty with a coffee ring? Why place stress upon that carefully sewn binding? If I wanted to actually read the book, well, I have a chewed and annotation-scarred used paperback of it.
Happy Bloomsday 2022! Celebrate by sampling Waywords sounds: a bit of Joyce’s ‘Finnegans Wake’ produced for the Waywords and Meansigns project.
In the image, he is on the Inca Trail, alone, a floppy hat and sunglasses, his hands resting on the top of his walking stick as he waits for me to reach him. I am wheezing from altitude dizziness as we ascend.