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Poet’s corner

Our new columnist, Malcolm Guite, is a poet and a priest in the diocese of Ely. He lives in the village of Linton, and works (allegedly part-time) as a chaplain in Cambridge, where he also writes and teaches about literature and theology. He takes pleasure in walking, motor­cycling, singing with his band in various pubs, and being a rector’s husband

I ONCE glimpsed eternity in Huntingdon.

I can be more specific. I was picking litter around the church I used to serve on the Oxmoor Estate. Perhaps because its grounds formed a short-cut between the pub and the chippy, or maybe because it had eaves and a porch under which you could shelter from the rain, a lot of stuff used to get discarded there. Not just the fish-and-chip papers and other dropped or regurgitated takeaways, but sometimes, more sadly, the used needles that were ...

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