The Sunday Letters

- by J. Marie Perkins -


 

#86: The easy part.

I love that that’s something I get to say now, love that this is now my life, love living in a city that poets come to, love being able to go see them while they’re here.

— Sent on October 21, 2018. Continue reading here.

 

#73: Out in the garden.

It required, in fact, a great deal more energy than I was prepared for, most of which was rooted in the constant, unending maintenance that needed to be done throughout the week, and none of which was ever really finished.

— Sent on May 27, 2018. Continue reading here.

 

#15: The work continues.

You read about a man who is struggling to find work, who cares deeply for his family, and who is eager to live more fully in his faith — and, in the midst of all that, just happens to be intensely committed to his art.

— Sent on November 20, 2016. Continue reading here.

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