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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 13.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 13. Time is running out! pic.twitter.com/BNiGEPaycu — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 20, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 12.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 12. pic.twitter.com/OoGYsoCks6 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 19, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 11.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 11. pic.twitter.com/3ez3lyvIcS — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 18, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 1.

When I started this project, I had a different label. So, I am reposting Sonnet 1! @SirPatStew is recording #ASonnetADay by Shakespeare. Charming short videos! I’ve been challenged to do the same. “Why not?”, quoth I. It’s a chance to … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 10.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 9. The “procreation sonnets” continue… pic.twitter.com/JIyLSiA7j5 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 17, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 9.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 9. pic.twitter.com/4PiMVqVHCv — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 16, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 8.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 8. The bells! The bells! pic.twitter.com/3T70DyVBEV — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 15, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 7.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 7. Here comes the sun… son… pic.twitter.com/pdOceab1e7 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 14, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 6.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 6. pic.twitter.com/BhqzGOP6a7 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 13, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 5

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 5. pic.twitter.com/lvFQV1DXxw — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 12, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 4

#ASonnetADay SONNET 4. pic.twitter.com/Cjkl7Rd49h — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 11, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 03

Happy Feast of St. Lawrence. Which has nothing much to do with… SONNET 3. #ASonnetADay pic.twitter.com/gfLfKDfiAA — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 10, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 02

Happy Sunday! Sonnet 2. #ASonnetADay pic.twitter.com/HjRKH6UVNc — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 9, 2020

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Wherein Fr. Z is challenged to record a Shakespeare #ASonnetADay

From a reader… Father Z you used to make podcasts where you read poetry but you havent done that for a long time now.  I used to like those. I just found on Facebook something the actor Patrick Steward (Captain … Read More

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Of a Latin poem and the curse of mice

A friend recently guided me to a volume of a series which I haven’t looked at for many a year, Will Durant’s The Story of Civilization.   Perhaps the timing was providential, since we are seeing many of the foundations of civilization … Read More

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Lovely poetry about Candlemas, the beautiful Feast of the Purification, Presentation of the Lord

Candlemas is coming up, the Feast of the Purification, as it is traditionally called.  We call it Candlemas because, with the references to light in the liturgy, we bless candles. Candlemas is the conclusion of the Advent/Christmas cycle.  We are … Read More

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Day 4 – NS Guantanamo Bay: Of a Sunday Mass hymn, tohu wa-bohu, and chess

Getting off this island is turning out to be harder than getting on, and that isn’t easy either. I hope to be here for another set of Sunday Masses, but transportation issues are … fluid.  I think I need to … Read More

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Candlemas Eve, poetry and you

Today is Candlemas Eve, and tomorrow is the Feast of the Purification, as it is traditionally called.  It celebrates also the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple.  We call it Candlemas because, with the references to light in the … Read More

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“Because ‘twer Easter Zunday.”

Easter Zunday by William Barnes Last Easter Jim put on his blue Frock cwoat, the vu’st time-vier new; Wi’ yollow buttons all o’ brass, That glitter’d in the zun lik’ glass; An’ pok’d ‘ithin the button-hole A tutty he’d a-begg’d … Read More

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Candlemas Eve and Candlemas Poetry

Today is Candlemas Eve, and tomorrow is the Feast of the Purification.  We call it Candlemas because, with the references to light in the liturgy, we bless candles. Here are some poems for Candlemass First and foremost, making a reference to … Read More

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