The Hound of Heaven, Francis Thompson

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The Hound of Heaven, Francis Thompson

Postby Ichthus77 » Fri Jul 01, 2022 2:51 pm

The Hound Of Heaven
By Francis Thompson (1890)

Full text:
http://www.houndofheaven.com/poem

Backstory… Francis Thompson was a recovering opium addict who overcame homelessness:
https://youtu.be/oN0iq1yzrTk

Full poem read by Richard Burton:
https://youtu.be/gToj6SLWz8Q

Full poem read by Tom O’Bedlam:
https://youtu.be/V6hNu8U7NSc
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“In choosing myself, I choose the other.”
- A marriage of Sartre & Levinas

“ Gloria Dei est vivens homo. “
Trans.: The glory of God is man fully alive.
- Irenaeus

Excuse #2 why I’m not dating: I want to be able to say I haven’t shaved in a decade.

Excuse #1 “I wouldn’t want to join any club that would have me as a member.” - Groucho Marx

Excuse #3: I wouldn’t want to get too attached right before Mutually Assured Destruction.

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