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Sunday Sonnet

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Not all Elizabethan high nobles were tramps, but Sydney fell in love with one. Anne Locke, though noble, was cut from a different cloth. The Scots did take their reformation seriously, and to believe in the reformed faith was, under the French alliance with the Catholic Stuarts, at times treason. He good friend John Knox […]

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Never let an antichrist in.

As the time is short, so the number of Antichrists will increase. They will be loud. They will roar. They will say that Christ is not the prow and stern, but that there are other agendas. That we should conform to the fears of this time. That we should change. For society has progressed. This […]

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Saturday Sonnet.

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I keep on thinking to the comments about Dorothy Sayers being a medeivalist, and courtly love being chaste. It may have been an ideal, but you got good poetry (and novels) from it. But, given the bloody nature of the time, there is a fair amount of escapism in this. It is easier to write […]

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Social Media is the warning.

It is Saturday, so time for a little exegesis with our lectionary and the second coffee. This has been the week of the Starbucks implosion, and my sympathy is for the poor staff in rancid mermaid, for when the left stop fighting over who has the most oppression points they will be truly propagandised. It […]

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Crazy Friday Covers.

This is a fairport convention song about the madness. Natalie Merchant is an inspired interpreter. Yes, Natalie forgets the words. Within the fire and out upon the sea Crazy man Michael was walking He met with a raven with eyes black as coals And shortly they were a-talking Your future, your future I would tell […]

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