Harthouse on Main

Paint Sunlight on Memory's Houses

Edward Hopper, Marshall’s House, 1932.


This sun-filled painting serves to illustrate a line

in my poem, and it illuminates this quotation:

What I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house.
Edward Hopper 


The inspiration for this poem grew partly out of

details I have learned from researching family history and partly out of

my own philosophical reaction to the word forever.

Future posts will paint some sunlight on the people named.



Dreams of the Dead


James Hart


“When you look forward, you shall see a long forever,

a boundless duration before you . . .

and you will absolutely despair of ever having

any deliverance, any end, any mitigation, any rest at all.”

Jonathan Edwards, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” – July 8, 1741


Sometimes at night when we suddenly wake up lost

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