Tag Archives: Psalm 34:8

Taste and see

Babies explore the world with their mouth. Given a new object in his or her little fist, it goes directly in the mouth. For a first child, this means constant cleaning of all toys within reach. For a second, occasional … Continue reading

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Stephen Hero

I’ve been reading Stephen Hero by James Joyce. It’s an early version of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Joyce, not surprisingly, uses the main character Stephen to demonstrate his own love of language and words. He was … Continue reading

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I am a stone jar

I am a stone jar. I look like this. Day after day I am filled with tepid water and then emptied. Full, empty, full, empty. The people appear to be washing, but I’m not sure why. They usually don’t look … Continue reading

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