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The Day After Covid

They had for their king the angel of the abyss, whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek Apollyon, or the Destroyer… He seized the dragon, that serpent of old, the Devil or Satan, and chained him up for … Continue reading

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The Soul Medicine of Poetry

Given the incredible pressure lockdown is putting on people, it’s no wonder many of them are turning to poetry for a sense of meaning in their cramped, constrained lives. Hopefully this renewed interest in what had become all but a … Continue reading

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Diary of a Plague Year Parts 8–10

Pocketful of Posies i. London, 1665. Bubonic plague rides the greasy backs of flea-ridden rats, an invading army no one will see for another two centuries. Instead,   every dog and cat in the city is killed. Houses of the … Continue reading

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