Tag Archives: song

The Kalevala (1)

My deepest apologies for not having contributed to this blog in over a year.  For any of you who are still paying attention to what goes on here, I applaud your tenacity.  As a note, this post is intended to … Continue reading

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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

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Flower of the Field

“This is the day the Lord has made; Let us rejoice in it and be glad.”  – Psalm 118: 24 O blooming flower of the field, what joy there is in thee! Without a single word or sound thou speakest … Continue reading

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The Song of Bernadette

I have always felt a certain affinity for narrative works, both prose and poetry, that are labelled as “songs.” For example, Gary Paulsen’s Dogsong and the French epic The Song of Roland.  Although I’m not certain of why, I can’t shake off … Continue reading

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