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Thanksgiving

Glory be to God for dappled things – For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow; For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim; Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings; Landscape plotted and pieced – fold, fallow, and plough; And all … Continue reading

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The Reapers

Canadian Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  (This Monday, in fact.)  So even amid such times as these, we shall be jovial. The following is a riff I did off Dryden’s Your Hay It is Mow’d. Dryden’s song presents a comic moment in Purcell’s opera … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

I read a short article once on a curious phenomenon. As humans, we notice and are thankful when we receive good things. We also notice and are resentful when we lose good things, or receive bad things. But we almost … Continue reading

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