The Lord Will Make a Way

I recently saw a character in a TV drama threaten another with the story of Abraham and Isaac and the sacrifice the former attempted to make of the latter. That story is often told as a symbol of divine provision, but consider for a minute the absurdity of it all. A man who searched for …

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Thoughts on Death

I was reading one of John Ashbery's poems last night when I opened Twitter and saw tweets about his death. It was a weird event that still feels like a lie when I recount it to myself. I was looking at his work again by the way of a list of poets I encountered two …