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"The First Luisa Rey Mystery" and "An Orison of Sonmi
This collection won The 2017 Orison Poetry Prize a year after her chapbook, Like a Beast, claimed first place in the 2016 Rick Campbell Prize.
As Orison Swett Marden, editor of Success magazine, lists the great men who failed early on because they landed temporarily in "misfit occupations" (Galileo as a physician, Milton as a teacher, and Dickens as an actor), he speculates that "when misfortunes happen ...
The African-Palestinian ex-prisoner, Ali Jiddeh in his word said that he learned about Jackson through his writings in orison, and praised his struggle, independence and passion towards reading and writing in prison, saying that this represents an uncanny relation between both Black and Palestinian struggle, calling on Palestinians to walk in his shoe to reach freedom and independence.
Besides the "Magamat-I-Hamidi" these epistles have been attributed to him: death as a mean toward the best adequacy, the fervour of refuger toward presence of aider, garden of contentment in prise of Abi al-Reza, chalice of wealthy in prise of the end, epistle of orison toward three brothers and hopful wishing in crown treasure [12].
While the Milton Center and its journal, Image, have been a steady presence for several decades, the newly launched literary press Orison Books aims to be "broad, inclusive, and open to perspectives spanning the spectrum of spiritual and religious thought, ethnicity, gender identity, and sexual orientation." Also worth mentioning are recent collections by believers, agnostics, and even self-identified atheists, such as Jericho Brown's The New Testament, Alicia Ostriker's The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog, Carrie Fountain's Instant Winner, Fanny Howe's Second Childhood, Danez Smith's [insert] boy, Mark Wunderlich's The Earth Avails, and Mary Szybist's Incarnadine.
Stephen Hough captures the significance of Mompou's bell sounds in saying they "are not so much a call to prayer, as a prayer itself--an abstract orison celebrating a sacredness in the very quiver of the metal" (notes to Piano Music by Federico Mompou, Hyperion CDA 66963 [1997], CD).
But Sakra Boccata, foremostly, describes a plural-tongued invocation, a prismatic orison to the "amber goddess" that signifies nothing obtusely specific, and yet, in its aural repletion, sets into motion an ecstatic androgynous lyric that celebrates the "primordiac flesh" of She, "Mother of all mortals," who "appear[s] even on Chicago walls" in a splendid shattered moonlight that effaces crude solar distinctions and the worn semantics of the everyday.
His mother, Phebe Hewitt, received his pension, since his father, "Orison Hewitt, wantonly, cruelly and wholly without cause deserted his family'' and left her destitute.
Not surprisingly, the guiding principle for better performance is the following golden rule: “Put yourself in your customer's shoes” - Orison Swett Marden, which led to the added features in the new facilities, namely shops with a wide range of goods and a cafe.
All of which is further verification of the timeless wisdom of Orison Swett Marden, whose first book, "Pushing to the Front," published in 1894, said, "There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority."