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    Friday, 22 September 2017

      Photo: Bill Cooper for Birmingham Royal Ballet      You tied my strings and bade me dance, You weren't the first, you know, My cradle rocked to others’ tunes and primed the scene just so   Between the Then and No
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    Sunday, 09 July 2017

        The Still Point   I went through hoops for you We went through hoops together You went through hoops for me oblivious of the tether You wore your silver chain that sang of slavish irons I wore my golden crucifix the mark of f
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    Sunday, 04 June 2017

        Poem on the first Feast of Pentecost They don't know what comes next. They are trembling, assembled together for comfort, confused, bereft, vulnerable, exposed to hostile forces, on the edge of unbeing. They've nothing to bless the
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    Wednesday, 24 May 2017

                                      Pippa Passes - John Butler Yeats     ...a quaint notion, minted in the early years of the 19th centur
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    Friday, 07 April 2017

        Back in 2015, Blackwell's Bookshops and the Bodleian Library jointly offered an Academic Writing Prize of £2,500 for the best student essay entitled What is Genius? It was timed to celebrate the opening of the new Weston Library whe

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Stephen Evans A Transcendental Journey
24 September 2017
Thank you!
Monika Schott A Transcendental Journey
24 September 2017
This is so beautiful, Stephen. Transcending.
Rosy Cole A Full August
22 September 2017
I was probably less than average at sports, Sue, but did love tennis and netball and excelled at rou...
Stephen Evans A Transcendental Journey
21 September 2017
Thanks, Ken. I think you are right - it really helps to get out of your comfort zone to up your awar...
Ken Hartke A Transcendental Journey
21 September 2017
I enjoyed this. I used to live on a bluff above the Missouri River but I had to go elsewhere to beco...

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