Beauty for Ashes – A Celebration of Wood Fired Pottery #Poetry #Pottery #Fire #Art #Kiln #GroveCity

For over a month I’ve been waiting to publish this poem. (I’ve also been in a writing drought…hence my lack of posts.) Earlier in the year, my art teacher colleague at Grove City High School invited me out to his property to experience firsthand the mystery of wood fired pottery. He hoped I could capture … More Beauty for Ashes – A Celebration of Wood Fired Pottery #Poetry #Pottery #Fire #Art #Kiln #GroveCity

Above All, Remember to Live #Poetry #MaryOliver #Live

As I sat in bed last night, debating between Marilynne Robinson’s Home, Andrew Klavan’s The Truth and Beauty, or Mary Oliver’s Devotions, I eventually settled on Oliver’s collection of poems. Sleep would be coming quick, so a poem or two felt like a safe bet, especially when Robinson’s novel doesn’t include any chapter breaks (sheer … More Above All, Remember to Live #Poetry #MaryOliver #Live

Photo of the Day Poems – Stripping the Veil of Familiarity

C. S. Lewis once addressed the topic of whether one should continue learning in the midst of troubled times in his sermon “Learning in War-Time” given at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Oxford, on Sunday, October 22, 1939. He would argue that, yes, we must continue to learn in spite of, or, perhaps, even because … More Photo of the Day Poems – Stripping the Veil of Familiarity