Early light slants low across the lawn.Cuplike, this little valley brims with sun.Pages fill and empty. In the mistof a still morning, nothing’s out of reach. Continue Reading »

Dogma and Beauty

The Fine Delight: Postconciliar Catholic Literature by nicholas ripatrazonewipf & stock, 202 pages, $23 Shortly after Robert Lowell’s conversion to Catholicism in 1941, he announced to . . . . Continue Reading »

A Double Life

Byrd by kerry mccarthyoxford, 304 pages, $39.95 Judging by the tracks programmed by my local classical music radio station, no composer of merit existed before the Baroque period. DJs with soothing . . . . Continue Reading »