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Poetry

A Sestina for this time.

Why is Pound using a traditional form of poetry: and why for this time? We have had a long peace, and as at the time of writing there is an urge to war. The cost of warre is forgotten, and its tendancy to nasitness, brutality and crippled, short, broken lives among those who survive. Pound […]

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Lectionary Life

8 Oct 19

This is eight hundred years before Christ and still true. There are those who build wealth by borrowing for war and empire and glory and loot (never forget the loot). Many are not warlords, but bankers, intelligence operatives, those involved in statecraft for country and profit. But the debt must be paid. It must always […]