Tag Archives: Psalms

Whittling Away

Wednesday night’s sermon was based on Psalm  34:8.  The following poem is based on the sermon. Whittling Away by Michael Romani Sharpening the focal Looking at the local In the midst of a journey To strengthen you and me Constantly … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Book of Psalms

The Book of Psalms  or Tehillim meaning praises is the first book of the Ketuvim (“Writings“).  This is the third section of the Hebrew Bible which to a Christian, of course, is known as the Old Testament.  The title derives from Greek instrumental music … Continue reading

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Anaphora Form: My Forever Love

Tonight at the Short Form Poetry workshop we got acquainted with a poetic device called the anaphora. To paraphrase, we learned that “anaphora” comes from Greek for “a carrying up or back’.  It refers to a type of parallelism created … Continue reading

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