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Everyone Wants to See a Bear

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Listen to poet Anne Haven McDonnell explore the kinship between humans and animals on this episode of Omega's podcast, Dropping In. 

By Anne Haven McDonnell

Poet Anne Haven McDonnell says that encountering the natural world is encountering the mystery. In part two of our exploration of Orion Magazine's environmental writer's workshop, a bear peers in the window of the classroom at Omega. That close encounter with wilderness inspires McDonnell to read her own bear poem as well as others exploring the kinship between humans and animals.

This episode features longtime public radio journalist Karen Michel's intimate conversation with McDonnell woven together with audio recorded in McDonnell's Omega workshop session.

Join Michel for each episode of Dropping In as she sits down with the great thinkers, creative talent, and social visionaries who teach at Omega Institute, to explore the many ways to awaken the best in the human spirit.

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