And what if, in the end, you lost it all?In the poorly timed decision,the negligent hurry,in missing the moment for the undoing click?What if, in a swift dazzle of technology, allyour acts and monuments fell down a drainnever to be found or known again? Would you, then, wake up at sunriseto find that, in spiteContinue reading “After Losing”
Meanwhile, here’s a preview.
Whether misplaced or stolen, the effect is the same: the search, the panic, the retracing of steps, the sense that not an object but an organ, not a possession but a position, has vanished, without trace. Whether passing or lasting, the search seems boundless. The mind must run to what-ifs because you never know: theContinue reading “Count It Loss”
Sadly, my month of working with Christina Rossetti’s poetry must come to an end. To finish up the month, here is an essay I have written on her poetry. It is an early draft of a chapter towards a larger book I am writing about the power of writing in the Christian life; this meansContinue reading “Christina Rossetti: Love Lies Bleeding”