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Lectionary

12 February 2020

If you can tolerate me going into the murky swamp of progressive politics, we get a good anti example of how to behave, a good product of modern education, now running for president. But he’s never worked. He has managed. Buttigieg has the nearly perfect managerial man resume. The only thing that tarnishes it is […]

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Poetry

Wednseday Complicate Kipple: A Sestina.

You generally do not think of the Sestina as a mode for popular Poetry. But Kipling was able to do it, using the vernacular of the working man. Sestina of the Tramp-Royal Speakin’ in general, I ’ave tried ’em all— The ’appy roads that take you o’er the world. Speakin’ in general, I ’ave found […]