matt tullos

the compost pile of writer, matt tullos. mostly poems, prayers, rants and naratives... "Gods passion for the world has compelled me to be a contributor in the warfare of grace rather than a spectator in the warfare of religion."

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Location: Alexandria, LA, United States

Friday, November 28, 2003

dreams in the absence of activity

i've actually had free time which leads to wierd poetry about spam and READING! and not just the reading because I have to. I've been reading things that I've wanted to read for some time now- like the library book that frank chewed up and i had to buy-- flannery o'connor : a life. in this biography i discovered a place called yaddo. It's a residence for writers where flannery began her writing career. Robert Lowell was there at the same time. amazing... to be a fly on the typewriter... I began thinking about how wonderful it would be to have a place like that for young christian writers/artists...

i'll put that on the top of my list of things to do if i ever inherit an obscene amount of money and totally solve the whole world hunger issue.

this has been a great time of rest after a very diffult few weeks of work and life. i am, however looking forward to getting back to the business at hand. so much to do at work. but i'll refrain for a couple more days because i know that i need time away from the seventh floor of baptistville.

i'll be preaching again sunday night at that little church where i spoke last sunday morning. i planned to do some home repair and clean-up but i felt like the family just needed to enjoy the day, and that we did. i haven't left the house except to drop nathan off at a friend's to spend the night. it's been good, though. two mornings in a row i simply got up without that irritating alarm buzzing. well, flannery's life is calling and i must get the most out of this expensive library book that i now own. (thanks frank.)

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