Judson Jerome

(1927-1991 / United States)

Judson Jerome Quotes

  • ''He wants to treat everybody's eyes with the same drops.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Commentary on Ephesians, prologue PL 26, 539.
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  • ''When I could not see the light with my blind eyes, I blamed not my eyes, but the sun.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, XXII, 30.
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  • ''I praise wedlock, I praise marital union, but only because they produce me virgins.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, XXII, 20.
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  • ''Nothing is hard for lovers, no labor is difficult for those who wish it.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, XXII, 40.
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  • ''Keep always busy so that the devil will find you always engaged.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, CXXV, 11.
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  • ''Honest speech does not seek secret places.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, CXXVIII, 3.
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  • ''The Roman world is in collapse but we do not bend our neck.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, LX, 16.
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  • ''The laws of Caesar are one thing, those of Christ, another. Papinianus judges one way, our Paul another.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, LXXVII, 3.
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  • ''I gather roses from thorns, gold from the earth, the pearl from the oyster.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, XXII, 20.
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  • ''That rain is the best which falls steadily on the earth. A sudden and excessive downpour ruins the fields.''
    Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, LIV, 10.
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Best Poem of Judson Jerome

Empire In Winter

Love equals people times the square of the speed
of light.
If we but knew the way to split
our atoms of isolation, paradise
might be regained. Pipes are frozen under
the slow snow now. We sleep together mostly
to save our scanty firewood. Maybe need
will mother love's invention.
Doing without
is how we learn to do. The blizzard brings
neighbors together laughing at the store
as tumid pewter clouds let fall the seeds
of oblivion and renewal.
Should any find
these tattered words in the mud of the spring thaw,
carried by the spring flood, caught on the...

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Messianic

Consider the chalice: both what I seek
And where I find, believing Savior's blood
Was laced with meter and rhyme - my antique
Sacrament. Whittle toothpicks from my rood,
Store them safe in baggies. Probe stigmata -
These wounds were borne to suffer scrutiny.
Dissect and splice fourteen strands of data;
Affect the modern state of entropy
In Faith and matter.

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