Tag Archives: Poetry Month

Reflections on the End of Poetry Month

The beginning of spring is now in full swing in the Panhandle of Texas, and after a month of hunting down poems, I’m glad to say that April is over. I patently avoided some of my favorite poems in favor of … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction in Review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Poetry Month: Day 30 – the Wrap Up

The theology of this poem may not be spot on, but the feel of it is nice. It seemed an appropriate way to end a month of poems. Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep – Mary Elizabeth Frye … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction in Review, Non-Fiction in Review | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Poetry Month: Day 29 – William Blake

William Blake – A Poison I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow. And I watered it in fears, Night … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction in Review, Non-Fiction in Review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Poetry Month: Day 28 – Roald Dahl

If I’m honest, I need to do this – that and get rid of facebook. Of course, a little self control is all that’s required to limit such activities. That doesn’t always work for me. Don’t take this as too … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Family, Fiction in Review, Non-Fiction in Review, Practices of Faith, Theology and Philosophy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Poetry Month: Day 27 – Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda is often a bit too amorous for me, but this one I really enjoy – “If You Forget Me” I want you to know one thing. You know how this is: if I look at the crystal moon, … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction in Review, Non-Fiction in Review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Poetry Month: Day 26 –

Should have found this one a few weeks ago: Easter Communion – Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. Pure fasted faces draw unto this feast: God comes all sweetness to your Lenten lips. You striped in secret with breath-taking whips, Those crooked … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Fiction in Review, Non-Fiction in Review, Practices of Faith, Theology and Philosophy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Poetry Month: Day 25th – One of My Own

To those with whom we endure: Gracious and humble thanks for eating our burnt rigatoni our scorched macaroni All the little parts of us that char and deaden taste, feeling Thanks given for not loving some ideal Thanks given for … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Family | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment