Notes from the Far Fringe

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Px3: It sounds along the ages

I’ve been released from the heroic formality of iambic pentameter – Fry has moved us on to other rhythms, rhythms that – as he points out – feel easier to speak between breaths. In the exercises over

13 hours ago

Poems, Prayers, and Promises

Px3: Is there anything worse than poetry about poetry?

Here I am, six days into this new spiritual practice of finding and celebrating my poetic and lyric voice. And I’m neck deep in these lessons Stephen Fry keeps hurling at us. First he has us writing i

3 days ago

Poems, Prayers, and Promises

Px3: sorrow and frustration

As I sat down to write this morning, I discovered a funny thing – a stricter poetic form actually helped me organize and work with my thoughts. I’m not sure I like today’s poem – a commentary on yeste

1 week ago

Poems, Prayers, and Promises Response: shooting

Poems, Prayers, and Promises: the poetry begins

Gentle readers! How I have missed you! And how glad I was for the break – it would have been unwieldy to write while moving to my temporary digs on Nantucket, where I am doing a two month sabbatical m

1 week ago

Poems, Prayers, and Promises Liturgical: Ash Wednesday Meter: Iambic Pentameter Theology: Process

New Series: Poems, Prayers, and Promises

On Ash Wednesday, I will begin a new practice, of writing poems, prayers, meditations, and other short pieces for spiritual and liturgical use, inspired in part by Stephen Fry’s The Ode Less Traveled,

3 weeks ago

Poems, Prayers, and Promises