Naomi Shihab Nye says writing is “an act that helps you, preserves you, energizes you in the very doing of it.” She calls herself a “wandering poet,” and her words point to shining corners of beauty in the world we see every day. A visiting poet all over the world, Naomi Shihab Nye is a professor of creative writing at Texas State University. Her books include "19 Varieties of Gazelle," "A Maze Me: Poems for Girls," and "Transfer." Her most recent book is "The Tiny Journalist." Find the transcript at onbeing.org.