Yearly Archives: 2006


“We are the salt of the earth! — Sal terrae! So they chanted, Trinity College students, all: irreverent, daring — not the saintly Saints (we) who dared not even drink in residence. Such were the shallow fifties: young men in … Continue reading

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any private act

water wood or steel or ancient stone or foot or hand or lip can soon engage or thought can take the soul so far away that even wild conjecture soon outgrown will fail to estimate the consequence of seldom found … Continue reading

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Snow song

the rhythmic treat no southern soul can know is walking out in winter’s squeaky snow when sky is steely blue and hard as glass when simple air inhales as shards of brass when silence reaches out to pale the sun … Continue reading

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