I came home instead of going to the box today. Bruce had been told ha has months to a year remaining, and my beloved was in tears, her mother quietly angry, and me left listening. Bruce once climbed the peaks in Central. Many would say he should… Read More
The revolutionaries hate the poets . Art does not follow an ideology easily, and beauty, truth and honor have no place. The Bolsheviks were as blunt as the Antifa. They had no time for tradition or the old authors. Let the new Soviet man have his conscience shriven and his imagination lobotomized.
Today in church we talked about the presence of God, quoting primarily Brother Lawrence. So, a new idea: a holy sonnet for Sunday. Beginning with a Jesuit.
‘Patience, hard thing. the hard thing but to pray’ PATIENCE, hard thing.…Read More
Duns Scotus. Educated in Oxford and Professor of theology in Paris. Apparently his intellect was a miracle, as he was slow as a child and prayed for wisdom. He was a mystic and a philosopher. The poet is referring to this experience in the poem.