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Mandatum

5 April, 2012 0 Comments
Mandatum

By Lyle Dunne

Maundy Thursday’s not subtle:
Do this as I do
– A hard-to-miss lesson
(Even Peter, it seems
All-or-nothing as ever
Gets there in the end)
But I’m brought to the altar
Past shame, beyond doubt
To proffer my foot to
One standing for You.

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The Poetry of Solitude

1 April, 2012 0 Comments
The Poetry of Solitude

Lyle Dunne interviews Professor Barry Spurr of the University of Sydney on the “Poetry of Solitude”.

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

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