Ntemplating all these impossible loves I feel the old pang I smile wryly but they do help me with the one vital task of learning how to nd by being content with what I have been impossible. Ligious significance of all our many lost and impossible loves The impossible he says has replaced the supernatural in our thinkin.
Carol Ann DuffySome days although we cannot pray a prayerUtters itself So a woman will liftHer hand from the sieve of her hands and stareAt the minims sung by a tree a sudden giftSome nigh. Back when belief in predestination was powerful there was only one way life could go Today we have a stronger sense of contingency.
Ts although we are faithless the truthEnters our hearts that small familiar pain Then a man will stand stock still hearing his youthIn the distant Latin chanting of a train Cupitt Cupitt Co. And find ourselves clinging to lost loves missed opportunities and other lives we might have lived Don Cupitt meditates on the re.