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Poems from the Current Issue

Feast Days

By Alison Pelegrin

The Years Were Patient with Me

By Jeanne Murray Walker

Ex Nihilo

By Bruce Bond

The Border

By Bruce Bond

Egypt's Grief

By Farouk Goweda

Entreaty

By Joseph J. Capista

Blue Heron, Marlborough

By G. C. Waldrep

Harmonium

By Jason Gray

Doubt at Easter

By Jason Gray

[We have nothing...]

By Dimitri Psurtsev

[My brain is like a millstone]

By Dimitri Psurtsev

Saint Taciturn

By Robert Avery

Woodpile

By Robert Avery

Poems from the Archive

Still Alive, with Crows


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In the Beginning Was the Word


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The Assumption of Miriam from a Winter Street, 1942


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Lent


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The Wolf of Gubbio


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Infantile Paralysis


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Venice: The Jewish Cemetery on the Lido


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Every One Such as I


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Another Idiot Psalm: We Say Flight


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Sometimes It’s Easy to Know What I Want


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Verdigris


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hydrangea


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shot of the interior of a craggy cave, lit up with red and orange light.

Harrow


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landscape of stony crags and green grass, an area of yellow from the sun.

He Weeps among the Clare Antiquities


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The Mole


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Elegy for a Microbe Hunter


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Imperative


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Creed in the Santa Ana Winds


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Sardis


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Before All Things


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image of a well-lit forest of tall pine trees with no off-shoot branches in the background. In the center of the image is a dark pine with two hands clutching it - you see that man stands behind the pine and grips the tree like he's trying to hold on.

Common Prayer


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Kinds of Resistance


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The Shadow-Cross


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Ya-Quddus


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Magdalen


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In the House of God


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You Couldn’t Believe as I Did


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The Grackles


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Prayer at Evening


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Portrait of the Psalmist as Ultra-Singer


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Image of a house in the dead of night. The house sits in the lower left half of the frame and looks like a cut-out from black paper, lit up only by purple light coming from the windows and doors. To the left is an enormous tree shrouded in shadows. A low cloud hangs near the right side sky of the frame. Above the house is a vast sweep of stars on the gray sky.

Domus


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Walking the Dog Last Night


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image of a woman with her face towards the camera and the sun behind her back, illuminating a large tree. she is in shadows, the hint of light on the side of her face from the light of the sun. in front of her flies grass, swirling around her in the air.

Yes, a nameless quietness…


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Fourth Week, First Contemplation, Second Prelude


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A Chastisement of Deer


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Mixed Company


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Pont des Arts


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overlook of rooftops in Jerusalem in 1940.

The New Jerusalem


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Houghton Lake


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How the Band Becomes One Body


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[You bind my hands with saliva]


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close up of mustard seeds dangling on a dry branch, seeds in the leaves illuminated by the sun behind them.

Buried Treasure


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Notre Dame


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Prayer


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The Present


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black and white image looking upward to the center ceiling of a vast cathedral, with an icon placed in a circle at the top of the ceiling. light pours in from the windows near the top. all the beams lead upwards.

The Cathedral of Barcelona


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image of dusk and people holding three white balloons in the darkness by trees, the balloons are lit up and glowing slightly, everything else in the image is bathed in shadows.

Visions of My Children


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The Border


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The Assumption of Miriam from a Winter Street, 1942


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black and white image looking upwards at overlapping tree branches, all spun in a circle because of the lens, so seen in blurs and dots of spinning round light.

Orbit


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Original Sin Man


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Poem in July


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The Raising of the Bells


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Saint Taciturn


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A Study for a Figure at the Base of the Crucifixion


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Still Alive, with Crows


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Image

The Egret Tree


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Cotton Mather Examines Four Children Afflicted by Witchcraft


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Homily


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For Whom the Resurrection is the Full Moon Rising


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Impractical Part


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Making Cents


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In the Candleroom at Saint Bartholomew’s on New Year’s Eve


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golden squiggly soft moss shimmering in a haze of orange near the top of the frame, in a dark vignette

Molest the Dead


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Waiting with Cynthia


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Being the Song


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Imperative


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The Reflection


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Prodigal Body


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Confession: Quaker Meeting


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In the Beginning


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Late Bloomer


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Temple Gaudete


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Postscript


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Evolution


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The Teachable Moment


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Hive Boxes


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School


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Easter Pantoum


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Tenebrae


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Monday: Peach


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Ars Cantata


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Spiritual Fallout


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image of a well-lit forest of tall pine trees with no off-shoot branches in the background. In the center of the image is a dark pine with two hands clutching it - you see that man stands behind the pine and grips the tree like he's trying to hold on.

Common Prayer


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The Iberian Muse


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Adjusting to Darkness


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Topographies of Easter


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Reflection upon Psalm 121


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Emerson Mourns the Death of His Son


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My Mother’s Visit


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Self-Portrait as a Lighthouse


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[Do you remember the seraphim]


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old black and white image that looks like a polaroid of a large campfire. the flames are in a warm glow in the center. behind the fire sits four blurry people, caught in mid-motion in the shadows.

Last Night’s Fire


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The Wasp on Kierkegaard


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double exposure of the top of a verdant green tree branching onto a pale blue sky, overlaid with a photo of five-petaled white flowers in a cluster on top.

Imagineer of Variety


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Mid-Flight, Mid-Ascension Virgin Photograph


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John Wesley, After Field Preaching


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Note to My Sister from Notre Dame


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Uncomfortable Things


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Grace in Action or Murphy’s Law in Reverse


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The Window


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The Sanctuary at Chimayó


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Fire in Freedom


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Canticle of the Sleeping Child


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