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Two poems

Heavenby William Heyen Henry Thoreau’s last words: “Moose … Indian.” Joe DiMaggio’s: “I’ll finally get to see Marilyn.” Henry died never having gone to bed with a woman. Joe enjoyed dozens, but in the end loved only one, & believed … Continue reading

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the wall is builded of your images

I read an absolutely precious prayer written by a young boy that demonstrated absolutely charming care for God. It reminded me of this, one of my favorite poems:You, Neighbor God, if sometimes in the nightI rouse you with loud knocking, … Continue reading

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The Infinite Loveliness

There was recently a piece in the Globe about music you should like but you don’t. The author mentioned that Joni Mitchell was on that list for him. That’s not terribly surprising since she is often an acquired taste. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Gettin’ smudged

Happy Ash Wednesday to one and all. Or perhaps I should say “Penitent Ash Wednesday”. Doesn’t have quite the same ring. Due to a combination of stress about a big liturgy day and passing out at 9:15 last night, I … Continue reading

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What I’ve done with my winter break

A few people suggested that I post while on my little break so that they could be kept up to date on what I am doing. Please don’t take my silence as a sign of my ignoring your request, take … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Today I am thankful that someone at church asked me if I was done with undergrad yet. I feel bad that I looked at her like she was crazy since I graduated 7 years ago. But at least I look … Continue reading

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