poetry

Daily Catholic Quote — Caryll Houselander

“The Child Christ lives on from generation to generation in the poets, very often the frailest of men but men whose frailty is redeemed by a child’s unworldliness, by a child’s delight in loveliness, by the spirit of wonder. “Christ was a poet, and all through His life the Child remains perfect in Him. It was the poet, the unworldly […]

Thee and Thou in the Here and Now

Being at least partially, though unwillingly, a product of modernity, I somewhat understand the forced evolution of language. While the generations before us melted words over decades, following the natural flow of tribal vernacular that morphed ‘Caesar’ into ‘Czar’ or ‘Kaiser,’ today’s progressive culture has pushed the hand of language to eliminate and replace language at an even more rapid […]