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Golden Rain
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 10:41am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Northern cardinal chips away at the blue light Northern cardinal chips away at the blue l ...

Crucifix
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 10:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Priscilla Atkins From below, it looks like a young woman From below, it looks like a young woman, hair pu ...

If God Is This Winter Wheat
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 10:12am | Type: Magazine Article

Warren L. Molton If God is this winter wheat If God is this winter wheat whose seed slept under snow just ...

A Christmas Candling
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 9:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Daniel Skach-Mills Tonight Tonight window-ledged one fragile-winged flame flutters toward a world moth- ...

Four Pennies
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 9:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Martha Zweig Baby don't cry: Baby don't cry: we'll be mother & father & day after ...

Night Gardener
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Sarajevo, 1995 Sarajevo, 1995 I dream now of potatoes— white, russet, red. Senti ...

Peniel (For Seth)
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Vernon Wrestle with me Wrestle with me God of Jacob wrestle with me let my heels grind deeper and ...

Renewing the Temple
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 3:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joy Downing Riley At altitude on scaffolding to uncover art At altitude on scaffolding to uncover art is a ...

Father Dancing
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 10:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Fredrick Zydek My father liked to dance alone. My father liked to dance alone. Late at night, when he was s ...

Black Water: The Million Man Sea
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 12:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Otis Bakari Moss III I could swim in this sea, this sea of Black helix hair and fleecy locks, waves of caramel,honey,Blue Black,Red brown ...

Nativity
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

May Sarton May Sarton-poet, novelist, feminist, journal keeper, and Sojourners member-died this summer at the age of 83 (see "May Sa ...

At the Indian Store
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 11:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Linda McCarriston I could not presume even to speak of it, were we to meet, were we to be trapped I could not ...

Quilt Block
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:40am | Type: Magazine Article

Pat Schneider The stitches are not tiny - the woman who made them was old. The stitches are not tiny - the ...

Poet: a bell that rings
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Jesse N. Alexander When I am When I am write i am like a fine bronze bell, singing a sunday morning ...

Aaron and A City Without Hands
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:11am | Type: Magazine Article

E. Ethelbert Miller after watching... after watching heston part the red sea for the first time my br ...

Night Janitor
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 9:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Tim Bascom Hunched over his mop, backbone like knotted cord Hunched over his mop, backbone like knotted cord, ...

The Calvinist
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kenneth Steven The Calvinist The Calvinist The heron is a presbyterian minister Standing gloomy in ...

At The Landing
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger "I am mooring my rowboat at the dock of the island called God." —Anne Sexton The Awful Rowing Toward God ...

All Burning
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

will still maintain firepower equivalent to 107,000 Hiroshima bombs. — The Editors ...

Chopping the Beets
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Ann James My dearest aunt, Butheyna, is chopping beets, chopping the shamander. Klush, klush she wields a gutting knife, the cho ...

On Her Journey To Avignon To Argue The Fate Of The Church With The Pope
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Sean Thomas Dougherty The saint descended From her carriage to stretch Her forefinger to a peasant girl Whose face was covered with sores; ...

The Growing Seed
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed upon the ground. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets u ...

Building Heaven
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

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