Poetry by Barbara Gail Montero
We know that if spacetime curved
and Nietzsche and Woolf were to meet,
they would dance.
What more could a philosopher want
than to be a good dancer?
An Ideal, as well as an art.
All alive, but controlled.
If only God had learned it better.
About the Poet
Barbara Gail Montero is a Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York. Her 2016 book, Thought in Action: Expertise and the Conscious Mind (Oxford University Press), explores how the body and mind intertwine in highly skilled actions.