quiet the noise we had a life with with pens on the counter and crumbs on the floor a junk drawer and our refrigerator with magnets holding up our principals there is the nick in the table, the wobbly leg fixed again, and the stain on the rail some marks provide definition and spirit others, […]

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This is an acknowledgment. A recorded recognition of something special that has transpired, written down in an effort to preserve it so that it will never be forgotten. I want to take a moment to thank my wife Natalie, whom I love with all my being, for a brief moment we spent together in time. […]

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The Golden Echo by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Come then, your ways and airs and looks, locks, maiden gear, gallantry and gaiety and grace, Winning ways, airs innocent, maiden manners, sweet looks, loose locks, long locks, lovelocks, gaygear, going gallant, girlgrace— Resign them, sign them, seal them, send them, motion them with breath, And with sighs soaring, soaring síghs deliver Them; beauty-in-the-ghost, deliver […]

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“The Invisible Seen” When our dull wits had so declined as to set us mid the squalor of the merely sensible creation, the Very God consented to become a body of His own, that He as one among us might gather our dim senses to Himself, and manifest through such incommensurate occasion that He is […]

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