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Poetry

The building of a failed mystery.

Pound knew the Victorian mechanists had reduced mankind to reason and reason to algorithm. He wanted the old Gods back. But the Gods were not with power in an age of technology. He tried to build a neopagan mystery, and failed. The critics still like the poem. I think it is one of his weaker […]

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Lectionary music

15 October 19

We are called to be gentle, but being gentle is not being weak. We are called to be clear, transparent, but that is not an excuse for gossip. We are called to peace, but we are fighting in a spiritual war. As the end of time comes closer, the choices we make are becoming clearer […]