On Marianne Moore’s “Poetry – Mere Orthodoxy – Christian Article

By E. J. Hutchinson Why do we read poetry? Why should we? April is National Poetry Month, so it makes sense to take advantage of it to introduce a new series on poetry at Mere Orthodoxy. Its objective is simple: to read some poems, discuss them, think about them, enjoy them. We begin with a poem that acknowledges the difficulty many people have with the medium: Marianne Moore’s “Poetry,” first published in Others for 1919: An Anthology of the New…

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WRITINGS ANCIENT AND MODERN by Liz Manning – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); One of my favourite and most satisfying types of writing is reimagining Bible stories: whether as short stories, drama scripts, poetry, or even a game. Recently, I’ve been writing these for ‘Devotions’ in my Boys’ Brigade company.  It’s a challenge working out something that grabs the attention of eight to fifteen year olds. To be honest, they all seem to enjoy listening to a good story, whatever their age. But I want these stories…

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