Thursday, December 27, 2007

Spraggle upon waggle

Sam Jordison blogs at the Guardian about a radio broadcast of Christopher Smart's lovely Jubilate Agno.

I first encountered this poem in high school while singing Britten's also quite lovely (this is an understatement, I should not be so free with my hyperbolic adjectives!) Rejoice in the Lamb, and it is still one of my absolute favorites. Here are the famous lines about the cat Jeoffry--I am not even going to paste in any lines, because I love them all so much and I want you to go and read them...

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