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January 1, 1970 Archives

I like the old-fashioned idea of hanging a framed prayer or poem near a home’s entrance to bless the house, so I was happy to find this hand-written blessing that’s probably sixty years old at a Brooklyn flea market recently. […]

“Take off from here. And don’t be so earnest,let others wear the sackcloth and the ashes.Let go, let fly, forget.You’ve listened long enough. Now strike your note.” From “Station Island,” by Seamus Heaney