Update II: It’s snowing again! Maybe we’ll get a four-day weekend:) Update: Local filmmaker Chance Shirley captures the event better than I could hope to: ——————————— Original post: So it’s not as catchy as stars falling here, but still a notable event. It also gives me an opportunity to subject you to snow pictures along [...]
I was reminded today of Thomas Lynch. He visited Hillsdale when I was there, and, upon a friend’s recommendation, I went to his poetry reading. One poem in particular, entitled Grimalkin, struck me as beautiful, even though I am an animal lover and it’s subject is a father’s hatred of his son’s cat. Lynch’s writings, [...]
Every once in a while, I write down a few lines and call it poetry. Much of it is awful, but I came up with this little haiku recently that I thought was pretty good: Walking on eggshells To prevent you from breaking. People are fragile.