Sunday Sonnet

After some Herbert for the new year, back to Donne. Herbert’s mother was one of those who supported Donne during that time when he was not in Holy Orders, and had no living. Like many poets, to this day, he scrounged. But Donne’s art was probably better because of the the struggle. This high school […]


4 January 20

Last night I was trying to find a copy of Pratchett’s Night Watch — avoiding Kindle. Massive, and complete fail. Copyright lawyerly weasels raise their ugly head again. As part of the decluttering (thanks Kea, not) I read most of my books electronically. I get some real books by subscription, but shelf space is limited, […]