the glorious spectacle of weakness – Pastoral Backstory – January 5th, 2017
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the glorious spectacle of weakness – Pastoral Backstory – January 5th, 2017

January 5th, 2017   Last month something beautiful happened. Beautifully unexpected. Beautifully uncommon. Even if the one who occasioned the moment might just as soon have not been party to it. Last September, folk-singer, poet, troubadour Patti Smith was invited to sing at the 2016 awards ceremony for those receiving the Nobel Prize. She’d been tapped to serenade the audience as an homage to the then undisclosed...

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