With a broken-down oven, in a hotel kitchen, on an uninhabited island
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Henry Beston was an American writer and naturalist. His best-known book was The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod.
Creation is here and now. So near is man to the creative pageant, so much a part is he of the endless and incredible experiment, that any glimpse he may have will be but the revelation of a moment, a solitary note in a symphony thundering through debatable existences of time. Poetry is as necessary to comprehension as science. It is as impossible to live without reverence as it is without joy.