Monthly Archives: December 2015

Dec 7 – “sitting here together”

Monday, December 7 – 2nd week of Advent One of my Jesuit soul friends sent me this poem yesterday: a contemplation of the beauty of flawed human kinship. These weeks of December a solid percentage of students and faculty and … Continue reading

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Dec 4 — Where does it hurt?

Friday, December 4, 2015  – happy birthday Art Somali-British poet Warsan Shire’s poem evokes intimacy — a crying child lucky enough to have a mom or a dad hold her or him, whispering “where does it hurt?”  Shire enters that moment and opens … Continue reading

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Dec 2 – Joy Harjo and cities

Wednesday, December 2  –  “while I was making other plans     the wind drew circles around this town” Outside my room at 7:34 our parking lots begin to fill, residence hall students wake to late semester deadlines and rub sleep … Continue reading

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