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Harthouse on Main

Paint Sunlight on Memory's Houses

Edward Hopper, Marshall’s House, 1932.

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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 

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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.

jmh

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Dreams of the Dead

 

James Hart

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“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

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Sometimes at night when we suddenly wake up lost

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