Poetic Justice

My senior year in high school, in my Literature class, we had a unit on poetry. We had to write a bunch of poems to be turned in, at the end of the unit, in…

A lofty heart

The elder Zosima to Ivan Karamazov, who wondered, essentially, whether faith and reason could be reconciled: But thank the Creator that he has given you a lofty heart, capable of being tormented by such torment,…