New blog!

It’s called The Contradiction Reel. Many of the poems are on Catholic themes — a few have appeared in Dappled Things, First Things and Pilgrim . Check thou it out! [Read more...]

And speaking of Chesterton and Slaying Dragons…

Here’s a fine verse dedicated to all my friends across the Pond: The Englishman by G.K. Chesterton St George he was for England, And before he killed the dragon He drank a pint of English ale Out of an English flagon. For though he fast right readily In hair-shirt or in mail, It isn’t safe [Read More...]

“English is a Rich Language”

…is the English-speaker’s way of warning foreigners that English makes no sense. Here’s an awesome poem celebrating that fact: English Pronunciation by G. Nolst Trenité Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse. I will keep you, Suzy, busy, Make your head [Read More...]

Can’t have too much poetry

A reader writes: I haven’t seen much poetry on your blog, so I was kind of wondering to what extent you go in for that sort of thing. My most recent post on my new blog (admittingthat.blogspot.com) is a verse translation I did of the Easter Sequence Victimae paschali laudes, and I was hoping you [Read More...]


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