In endings are beginnings

The Call of the Siren was silent in the past several weeks as my mom's health turned and we lost her -- just as 2013 locked its doors and turned out the lights.When a loss is coming, we prepare for the worst -- for the pain and sorrow. We rarely think about silver linings. That's … Continue reading In endings are beginnings

‘I contracted myself to words’: Geoffrey Hartman’s luminous poetry

What happened on the eighth day of creation after God's long day of rest on the seventh? According to poet Geoffrey Hartman, God remembered all those things he forgot to make during the first week: On the eighth day God saw what he had not created. And it was good. And he blessed it saying: … Continue reading ‘I contracted myself to words’: Geoffrey Hartman’s luminous poetry