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Poems from the Current Issue

Meadow Flowers (Goldenrod and Wild Aster)

Signs

A Small Psalter

Yield

Lessons of a Gentle Childhood

Sensuum Defectui

Theodicy with Tents and Masonry

Veiled Images at Passiontide

The Virgin and the Stone

The Angel of Rain

Poems from the Archive

Ararat Express


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Magdalen


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Half Like Them


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Reflection upon Psalm 121


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The Wolf of Gubbio


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The Sea Here, Teaching Me


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purple lilies or violets in front of a blurred out green background in soft bluish light, framed in a rounded black rectangle.

Longing


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On Lectio Divina, Counterclockwise


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Monday: Peach


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Canticle of Want


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From The Book of Brothers


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I Said to God, “I’m Thinking of You”


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Notre Dame


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Echo


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God Reads the Poem of the World with Interest


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Self-Portrait with Preacher, Pain, and Snow


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Rumspringa


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She Waits


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Theodicy after City of God


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Annunciation


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Friend


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More Strange


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Labyrinth, Chartres


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Pantoum for Seven Words


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Colloquy


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Radiant Energy


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School


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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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Disciple’s Song


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The Lord Spoke to the Fish


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Egypt’s Grief


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Star Child


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it is dusk: we see water, deep maroon with black shadows crested on the underside of shelled waves,. a boat lit up with gold lights and steaming smoke into the mauve-dusky sky casts bands of gold and glittering lights on the path of the water, leaves a dark shadow behind it. the shore is a black band of shadows.

Passage


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About Angels: Cahors, France, 2007


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upward shot of the top of a large cathedral with two towers flanking the center structure, both with a turret at the very top (a steeple). the image is overlaid with light leaks of purple and red, and while the cathedral is lit by the sun, the shadows are green. it looks like the film was ruined, overexposed, or opened up, so the image is saturated with watercolor-ish colors.

Some Saint


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The Preacher Addresses the Seminarians


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The Age of Loss


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Argyle among the Moveen Lads


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Fourth Week, First Contemplation, Second Prelude


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Byzantine Gold


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The Look of Love


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Liturgy of the Hours


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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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Image

Syllable Nutshell


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Credo


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At Chinese Harbor


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The Soul


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When God Dreamed Eve through Adam


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Advent


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On Lazarus, Weeks before Her Death


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[My brain is like a millstone]


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His Purgations  


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Switzerland


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Ephesus


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Cloudless


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Entreaty


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Making Dinner I Think about Poverty—


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Pray That the Creek Don’t Dry Up


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Spontaneous


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image of a golden semi-translucent ash tray on top of a white wooden table, covered in old cigarette butts. a slit of light in a rectangular slat falls from the top left corner of the image to the bottom right.

Willie’s Not Right


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Switzerland


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[My brain is like a millstone]


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Return to the Beginning


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Glosa


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Furta Sacra


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Image

Tiny Fish


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Pears, Unstolen


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Late Bloomer


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At Chinese Harbor


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image of a golden semi-translucent ash tray on top of a white wooden table, covered in old cigarette butts. a slit of light in a rectangular slat falls from the top left corner of the image to the bottom right.

Willie’s Not Right


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Icon of an Unknown Saint


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Pray That the Creek Don’t Dry Up


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The Harrowing


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When God Dreamed Eve through Adam


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Colloquy


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A Request


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The Bar Mitzvah


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The Manifestation


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New Year, Good Work


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Echo


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Learning the Crawl


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Against the Light


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I Loved You Before I Was Born


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Making Dinner I Think about Poverty—


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The Raising of the Bells


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The Clearing


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far away shot of a city and freeway in twilight. everything in the image is bathed in a deep purple, violet twilight. on the freeway, the headlights of the car make little pinpricks of light. the sky hanging above the earth is dark purple nearest the ground and the trees, and then there is a burst of yellow and deep pink clouds under a pale sky the color of eggshells, just as a smooth, and dimming steadily.

Lord, Sky


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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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Manual for the Would-Be Saint


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Prayer with Rotohammer


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Mixed Company


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Four Poems


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

Harrow


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On Lectio Divina, Counterclockwise


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Atheism’s Easier


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The Lord Spoke to the Fish


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Kermes Red


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The Music before the Music


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this is a grayscale image: round balloons hover at the top of a church ceiling, underneath the rafters and by the windows which let in a little light into the dusky room.

The Wasp on Weddings


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Rothko


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Image

I Am Poured Out Like Water


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A Quick Interpretation of the Sixth Seal


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Habits of Invention


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Poem in July


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The Reflection


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Advent


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Psalm for the Lost


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three champagne glasses set on the ground in front of feet walking away from the champagne. the image is in black and white and made with film, it is grainy and has a nostalgic feel to it.

Oriana Fallaci in New York


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image of dark glossy water with bright yellowy-green lily-pads floating on the top. some of them are partially submerged and you can see their murky shapes and light in the dark ash color of the water.

No Path


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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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His Purgations  


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Image

The Holy Fool Meets Himself on One of His Highways


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And Yet another Page and Yet


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Stole


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Image

The Open Window


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The Concord of the Strings


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Walking the Dog Last Night


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Fishguard Harbour  


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Yam Kinneret: The Harp Music


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Petition: California Avenue


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