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Wordsworth wrote an endless poem in blank verse on” the growth of a poet’s mind.”  I shall attempt a more modest feat for a more distracted age: a blog, “Things which a Lifetime of Trying to Be a Poet has Taught Me.”

Once upon a time a group of fishermen left an entire boatload of fish to rot in the sun.  On another occasion a Tax Collector left his office full of government receipts unattended.  None of these people ever looked back.  What could have gotten them to act like that?

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COMMENTARY, LUKE 5:27-28

Who would have thought old Levi would be able

To leave the money lying on the table?

He wasn’t, until Jesus changed his mind;

He was not able then to stay behind!

 

Remember: for more poetry like this, go to https://lanternhollow.wordpress.com/store/ and order Stars Through the Clouds! Also look for Inklings of Reality and Reflections from Plato’s Cave, Williams’ newest books from Lantern Hollow Press: Evangelical essays in pursuit of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty.  And look for Williams’ very latest book, Deeper Magic: The Theology behind the Writings of C. S. Lewis, due out Sept. 1, 2016, from Square Halo Books!

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About gandalf30598

Theologian, philosopher, poet, and critic; minister of the Gospel who makes his living by teaching medieval and renaissance literature; dual citizen of Narnia and Middle Earth.

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