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Tag Archives: love
beginning buried in blackness,
bit by bit, bright beams breach the barrier,
thoughtfully shining thread-like through the silence.
inside, in the center, something stirs. Continue reading
The happiest Mothers’ Day and Good Shepherd Sunday to everyone! “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose; beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul.” – Psalm 23 Sometimes … Continue reading
Read them together if you like, or take them separately – four little poems that came to me on this beautiful May morning. Happy May Day! And happy Feast of St. Joseph! The mist obscures far-away things, as if to … Continue reading
“Yet it was our pain that he bore, our sufferings he endured. We thought of him as stricken, struck down by God and afflicted, But he was pierced for our sins, crushed for our iniquity.” — Isaiah 53: 4 – … Continue reading
Gestern schrieb ich mein erstes Gedicht auf Deutsch. Wenn Sie sehen, dass es inkorrekt ist, bitte sagen Sie mir. Ich hoffe, dass es gefällt Ihnen gut! Wir müssen miteinander leben, daher wollen wir uns verstehen. Wir können aber das nicht … Continue reading
Recently I wrote a short essay comparing and contrasting two poems, Christopher Marlowe’s “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” and Andrew Marvell’s “To His Coy Mistress.” Both poems take the general form of a speaker addressing his beloved. I have … Continue reading