Magazine July 08, 2019, Issue

My Possessions

(Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters)

Like sterile seeds
Cast among weeds:
Cheese boards and socks,
Earrings and clocks —

Already gone,
A sinking dawn,
Earth inside out.
Christ, bring me doubt

Of grasping fear,
My prison here,
And let me sleep
For you to keep.

Sarah Ruden’s most recent books are the extensively revised second edition of her Aeneid translation and her new translation of the Gospels.

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Articles

Features

Books, Arts & Manners

Sections

Letters

Letters

A reader responds to a recent article by Avik Roy, ‘Socialized Medicine Is Bad for Your Health.’
Athwart

Plowing the Web

‘Beyond parody — Fox Business cuts away from Trump’s speech right after he laments, bizarrely, that tractors can’t hook up to the internet.’

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