Charles Cummings: “A life of prayer is
a life of beginning all over again.”
As is a life of writing. Perhaps a life of
writing is a life of prayer.
1. A place for prayer, such as a small private chapel.
ETYMOLOGY: Middle English oratorie, from Old French, from Late Latin rtrium, place of prayer, from Latin, neuter of rtrius, for praying, from rre, to pray.
2. Eloquence or skill in making speeches to the public.
ETYMOLOGY: Latin (ars) rtria, (art) of speaking, feminine sing. of rtrius, oratorical, from rtor, speaker, from rtus, past participle of rre, to speak.
This is a place to archive my poems, written over the past fifteen years; the poems are listed alphabetically on the sidebar. These include my best poems, but also some of my less-than-best. Many are still changing. New additions will be in the *NEW* category for at least a month or two.