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Poetry

Imagist poetry.

I know that many would say that one should not talk about Pound, because he is a bad thinker, and look instead at his colleagues. But, they are far more accessible — this is a classic imagist poem, one phenonema. Nothing more. No allusion to other things. A common sight behind any hospital. Between Walls […]

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Lectionary

27 August 19

In the other passage today the reason for the Sabbath is given. It is a sign: akin to circumcision, that this people are not like those around them but belong to God. However, the Jews walked all over the law, and they still do. They like precedent, regulation and reinterpretation. The ancient Jews wanted prophecy […]