The Language of Poetry
November 28, 2009 Length: 23:06
In his inaugural episode, Scott talks about language and art and reads two of his Nativity poems, as well as a touching poem by Nick Samaras. The poems in this episode come from Compass of Affection: Poems New and Selected (Paraclete Press, 2006 - http://paracletepress.com/compass-of-affection-new-and-selected-poems.html). The Nick Samaras poem comes from Hands of the Saddlemaker (Yale University Press, 1992 - http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300054583).
"You may be surprised to learn that a Byzantine Rite (Catholic) Church introduced me to your station and re-introduced me after 30 years to Orthodoxy! Thank you all very much and keep up the good work of evangelization!"