Monthly Archives: January 2017

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY: THE BUILDINGS OF SYMMETRY


FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY: THE BUILDINGS OF SYMMETRY Matthew 5:13-20 “the light does not absolve or condemn, / it is neither just nor unjust, / the light with invisible hands constructs / the buildings of symmetry;The light goes off … Continue reading

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FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY:  LISTEN TO ONLY ONE


FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY:  LISTEN TO ONLY ONE Matthew 5: 1-12 “I’ve learned to tell the voices from the echoes / and of all the voices listen to only one.” Antonio Machado: Portrait The Beatitudes introduce a long section … Continue reading

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THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY – THEY HAVE TAUGHT ME THE INFINITE


THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY – THEY HAVE TAUGHT ME THE INFINITE – Matthew 4:12-23 “My duty moves along with my song: / I am I am not: that is my destiny. / I exist not if I do not … Continue reading

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THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY – A SINGLE LIMITLESS WORD


THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY – A SINGLE LIMITLESS WORD John 1:29-42   “What are you looking for?” “Everything happens for the first time, but in a way that is eternal. / Whoever reads my words is inventing them.” Jorge … Continue reading

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BAPTISM OF OUR LORD – THE INTANGIBLE, IMPALPABLE INSTANT


BAPTISM OF OUR LORD – THE INTANGIBLE, IMPALPABLE INSTANT Matthew 3:13-17 “The spirit descends, /untying tongues, / but it doesn’t speak words: / it speaks flames.Language, lit by a god/ is prophecy/ of flames and a crash/ of burnt syllables: … Continue reading

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