By Jack Perkins
Come with him to a small island to contemplate the price of dwelling small lives.
Or, partake in a latest day look for Moby Dick.
Watch a brutal seal slaughter and strength your self to appreciate why it needed to be.
Pet a whale, coddle a trembling dolphin, bury your face within the merely plant life that experience a colour named after them.
Agree with or argue an impassioned rant opposed to vast towns.
Debate Thoreau; notice that what he acknowledged used to be frequently certainly not what he did.
Perch atop a glacial erratic and confess that you simply too are one.
Puzzle why a clergyman will be within the company of promoting animal penis bones.
Remember the guy whose award-winning, audience-winning television exhibit was once not anything yet him earlier than a blackboard speaking God.
Let Hopi Indians lead you down into their so much sacred house on the oldest cost in the USA.
Seek out the not likely lifeform that's most probably the oldest extant on our continent.
Consider Harry Trumans and endure their heroic losses.
Meet the fellow who created the Tufted Guzzard and the filled Ormie and was once the best nature author readers by no means suggestion as a nature author.
Attend a Camp for Overprivileged young children for whom Stephen King wasn't frightening sufficient.
Learn the perils of lifestyles at minus fifty five degrees.
Stare down the main risky beast in our land, eye to eye. Then develop into him.
Do a world telecast of an occasion that terrorizes natives whereas exciting scientists.
Watch a typhoon damage your home through a dam website.
Walk miles alongside a seashore of dying, no longer figuring out why.
Walk then a seashore of erupting existence, reveling in start.
Live throughout the mind-numbing tremors of an old earthquake.
Witness a court case the place the defendant on trial is The darkish.
Meet a woman too younger to be so previous, too attractive to be so cursed. A passing acquaintance who may possibly by no means be whatever extra.
And, ultimately, an Epigram on Epitaphs.
May all this looking and consequent discovering -- voiced in either current and earlier, prose and poetry -- hold a reader ever in the direction of final solutions. (And, alongside the best way, nice enjoyment.)
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