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The Newest Difference

This week started out slowly, that is, if I begin my week just after the last blog post.  Not the posting of the presentation I gave as part of the Faculty Association professional development panel, but the one called And … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Poet

I’ve been meaning for weeks now to write a post here about becoming a poet and never was the urge more strongly felt than after reading a poem by Edward Thomas two weeks ago.  The poem, called “Adlestrop,” ends like this: … Continue reading

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Poems in Liturgical Credo

“Men of Faith” is featured today on Liturgical Credo’s site.  Four other poems will follow tomorrow through Saturday.  Thanks to Colin Burch, editor of L.C.

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On the Lowly

A.R. Ammons’ poem “Still” reminds us that nothing in the world is lowly, and that everything is in “surfeit of glory.”  And finally he concludes that even the most seemingly lowly things, from beggars to ticks, are “magnificent with being.” … Continue reading

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On “A Poet’s Confession”

The cause of his suffering is that he always wants to be religious and always goes the wrong way about it and remains a poet: consequently he is unhappily in love with God. –Kierkegaard What is the difference between a … Continue reading

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