June 2024

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Can We All Agree to Dignity?

… might have. This practice stood me in good stead when I finally sat down to read Dignitas … interpretations of Catholic moral theology. Instead, the sources cited, including official … intramural Catholic conversations but instead within the broader debate about the …
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The Invisible Owners

… London, and with little choice but to use its water and sewage systems, I make payments each … company that owns and controls them. Thames Water was, until 1989, in public hands, and … lives and finances. Macquarie owned Thames Water for eleven years, during which time the …
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Weight and Measure

… taking his place alongside Richard Wilbur and James Merrill as formalist masters. His … and awards, and his teaching career included many years at the University of Rochester and … verse shouldn’t obscure the fact that he was equally gifted with blank verse. One of the …
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Poem | Photosynthesis

“There are no accidents. / Anaximander says all things in heaven and earth / as they are born and perish / pay each other reckoning and recompense / for trespass into being.”
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Poem | Goats at Work

“The nannies, off to their daily grind, scramble / into the back of the Volvo and are carted off / to some neighbor’s patch of scotch broom / and blackberries.”
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