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I live my life in widening circles

that reach out across the world.

I may not complete this last one

but I give myself to it.


I circle around God,

around the primordial tower.

I've been circling for thousands of years

and I still don't know: am I a falcon,

a storm, or a great song?


Rainer Maria Rilke 

from Book of Hours 

Em writing comment card at cafe in Red H

Born in Los Angeles and raised across the US, Emily Arin Snider 

Raised by fans of Buckminster Fuller and Elvis, intrepid travelers and service-minded citizens, Emily's model of the world never included neat categories or predictable paths. 


Whether feeding pygmy goat pets in the 1980s in Los Angeles before heading off to school, o

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