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Richard Jackson

Place Message Here         I knew that somewhere Jesus wept.          –Larry Brown, Dirty Work That was when our love began for me, though late, the way a flock of darkness settles over your shoulders. I remember the muted reflections that smudged the water prowling among the lingering rocks, a snail crawling out of… Continue reading Richard Jackson

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C.S. Lewis

Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery’s shadow or reflection: the fact that you don’t merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief. —  C.S. Lewis,… Continue reading C.S. Lewis

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Christopher DeWeese

It turns around itself, the sea, and the years are me, and yes, I am kelp: a gasp of fingers, maybe, but never past the buoy, where the tide is always, the gulls stop laughing, and drowning men don’t bother to cry for help. —Christopher DeWeese, from “The Tide.” Boston Review: Boston Review’s 20 Top… Continue reading Christopher DeWeese

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