Monthly Archives: December 2010

XII

Wordsworth wrote an endless poem in blank verse on” the growth of a poet’s mind.”  I shall attempt a more modest feat for a more distracted age: a blog, “Things which a Lifetime of Trying to Be a Poet has … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

OK, it’s time to skip ahead to a Christmas poem: This was a fairly early sonnet, but I still think it’s one of my best.  It stems from the fact that Bethlehem in Hebrew (Beth Lechem) means “House of Bread.”  … Continue reading

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XI

Wordsworth wrote an endless poem in blank verse on “the growth of a poet’s mind.”  I shall attempt a more modest feat for a more distracted age: a blog, “Things which a Lifetime of Trying to Be a Poet has … Continue reading

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Jesus and God

Today we take a break from what a lifetime of trying to be a poet has taught me to share some current thoughts: Why do Christians believe in God?  It is because a number of independent  lines of evidence–the contingency … Continue reading

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