To take us Lands away
Emily Dickinson knew what she was talking about.
For Lent, I'm reading In This House of Brede (for the first time! Where has this book been all my life? Languishing on my TBR pile, that's where, and I should be ashamed of myself for taking so long to get to it.) Clearly, however, it's not a penance. Beautiful book.
How frugal is the Chariot
That bears the Human Soul
Yes, Emily, and yes, Rumer Godden.
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