- Alessandro Russo, “Destinies of the University.” Polygraph 21 (2009).
- Wallace Stevens, “July Mountain.” In “Late Poems (1950-55),” Collected Poetry and Prose (Library of America, 1997).
We live in a constellation
Of patches and of pitches,
Not in a single world,
In things said well in music,
On the piano, and in speech,
As in a page of poetry —
Thinkers without final thoughts
In an always incipient cosmos,
The way, when we climb a mountain,
Vermont throws itself together.