Thomas D

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Poet, Curmudgeon, & Sluggard
Location Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
Introduction "Who would have thought my shrivelled heart/ Could have recovered greenness?" ~ George Herbert (1593-1633)
Interests Catholicism, poetry, coffee, Pope Francis, The Rosary, The Holy Rosary, old-school Anglicanism like Austin Farrer and Michael Ramsey
Favorite Movies The Philadelphia Story, The Grass is Greener, Belle, Kingdom Come, Arthur, Young Frankenstein, Henry V with Kenneth Branagh, Adam's Rib, Pillow Talk, 84 Charing Cross Road
Favorite Music The Beatles, The Smiths, The Carpenters, The Proclaimers, Squeeze, The 5th Dimension, The Miserable Offenders, Sister Thea Bowman, Mozart's Requiem, Tracy Chapman, '60s, '70s, '80s, alternative, AM radio, oldies, I have an inexplicable fondness for Neil Sedaka so sue me
Favorite Books A Doorway to Silence by Robert Llewelyn, Blessed are you who believed by Carlo Carretto, Dylan Thomas, E E Cummings, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Thirst by Mary Oliver, Evidence by Mary Oliver, Poems by Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, Hamlet, The Sonnets of William Shakespeare, The Complete Prose of Marianne Moore, Revised English Bible with the Apocrypha, The Orthodox Way, Theodore Roethke, Thoughts in Solitude, New Seeds of Contemplation, Sabbatical Journey, Wallace Stevens, Catullus, W. H. Auden, Affinities by Vernon Watkins, Fidelities by Vernon Watkins, Hearts on Fire: Praying with Jesuits, The Rosary of Our Lady by Romano Guardini, The Rosary by Liz Kelly, The Riches of the Rosary by Gabriel Harty, The Complete Poems of George Herbert, Call Me Ishmael Tonight, Ravishing Disunities