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On Awakening

“It was a couple of springs ago. I was driving into New York City from New Jersey on one of those crowded, fast-moving turnpikes you enter it by,” writes Frederick Buechner. “It was very warm. There was brilliant sunshine, and…

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What do you yearn for? Here’s a little poem by Louise Glück that made me think twice… Lament Suddenly, after you die, those friends who never agreed about anything agree about your character. they’re like a houseful of singers rehearsing…

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Students have left campus following the end of the term, and summer classes have yet to begin. An eerie quiet holds in the early morning…  The daylilies think about greeting the day, the last of the columbine ring their tiny…

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