Sheer Joy

Here’s your poem for the weekend: Billie Collins, “Litany.” Except you have to follow the link to it on YouTube via this story on NPR.

Why else would a child memorize a poem except for the sheer joy of it?

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  1. If we believe Asser about Alfred the Great, in order to obtain the book it’s in (or just to be better than said child’s siblings…) 🙂

  2. Hah! Oh that it were still so easy to get a book . . .

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