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Michael Woodward

Michael Woodward
@shotwithspirit

Nov 24
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Sad to miss Rev Dr David Scott’s funeral today in his beloved Lake District. A train load going from Winchester I could not join with. So I sat & re-read his wonderful contribution to our #AugustineBaker conference in 2000 in #Abergavenny. His waspish…1/

…sinuous, intrigued & intriguing lilt on every page. I miss the twinkle in his eye, & that timbre in his voice that made him one of the best of readers. It’s not fully present on these SoundClouds (he needed the audience?) but his poems are brilliant…2/ bit.ly/3XnyJJI
A Long Way From Bread & Skelling Michael are 2 of my favourites…#RowanWilliams’ quote gets him well in this obituary. 3/
Being stuck deep in Kent, I felt David would like it 4 me 2 finally visit #SimoneWeil’s grave on this day. He would’ve joined me once, & indeed he did today. A mourning; a marking; a prayer: time 2 sense the air that folds round our dead, connecting us…bit.ly/3F0r2SE 4/
So many hats he wore well, but I remember best the poems, where I first met him, & then his work in the early days of @Thomas Merton SocGBI, building something new. Rest in peace & rise in glory, dear David. Let’s finish where we began: with David bringing Baker & prayer to life..5/
Michael Woodward

Michael Woodward

@shotwithspirit
Photographer, poet, small press editor, leader of retreats UK-wide. Graphic and web-site design. Eremetical tndncy and lving famly. Instagram @shotwithspirit
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