My first search in substack, hoping you might ask for readers' favorite lists so I could offer some fragments of Jubilate Agno---

so many pieces of the world contained (like my childhood wish for a book of Everything),

science, from when it was beautiful, illuminated.

{In fact, I marvel that no artist from any era between then & now has tried to decorate or illustrate...maybe because the words glow--ignite--scorch more than pictures in gold leaf possibly could}----but you were Smart-er, and already there, and there he is, atop the rest.

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That is quite a list! I have 4 cats 🐈 🐈‍⬛ 🐈 🐈‍⬛ and I can totally relate to the list!!

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One account I read stated that Smart wrote the complete poem “Jubilate Agno” (which includes the Jeffrey/cat section) at the rate of one line per day during his period of “hospitalization”.

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