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3 weeks ago

Kerry Egan, writer

I have heard from a few people who are looking to buy a paperback copy of On Living and finding it out of stock at Amazon. Just to let you know, it does appear to be available from Barnes and Noble online. And if worse comes to worst, I have a few hardcover copies I can sell to you directly, if you'd like. (And I'll sign them!) Just let me know if you're interested. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Hallow Kerry!

4 weeks ago

Kerry Egan, writer

My favorite part of W&L's Baccalaureate was walking through the lines of graduating seniors. So proud of them, so happy for them. Congratulations.Commencement 2019 ... See MoreSee Less

My favorite part of W&Ls Baccalaureate was walking through the lines of graduating seniors. So proud of them, so happy for them. Congratulations.

2 months ago

Kerry Egan, writer

The trees are coming into leaf
Like something almost being said:
The recent buds relax and spread,
Their greenness is a kind of grief.

Is it that they are born again
And we grow old? No, they die too,
Their yearly trick of looking new
Is written down in rings of grain.

Yet still the unresting castles thresh
In fullgrown thickness every May.
Last year is dead, they seem to say,
Begin afresh, afresh, afresh.

"The Trees" by Philip Larkin

For May, my favorite month, a reminder to myself that I need to keep beginning afresh, even when I don't want to.
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