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Poems from the Current Issue

Earthquake

By Luke Johnson

The Girl and the Fruit

By Adélia Prado

Daughter of the Ancient Law

By Adélia Prado

The Scar

By Adélia Prado

Merton Recites a Mantra

By Ewa Elzbieta Nowakowska

[I strive to live as if...]

By Tadeusz Dabrowski

Merton Listens to the Requiem

By Ewa Elzbieta Nowakowska

Jam Jars

By Tadeusz Dabrowski

Romanian Orthodox Choir

By Ewa Elzbieta Nowakowska

Resurrection at Cookham

By Greg Miller

To My Son Yacine

By Abdellatif Laâbi

Twenty-Five Years of Fresh Air

By George David Clark

Lazarus

By Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Tentatively, Religion

By Christian Detisch

The Trick

By Mark Wagenaar

Needle

By Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Jacob's Ladder

By Javier Acosta

Texas Blues

By Mark Wagenaar

Elijah in the Desert

By Christian Detisch

Poems from the Archive

June


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To Begin With


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The Wolf of Gubbio


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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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abstract image in gold and orange with hints of red. sweeps of color, looks like molten gold or a galaxy cast in bronze.

The Earth


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William Eggleston


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Switzerland


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A Good Death


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The Field


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Paradise


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Paper Route


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Love’s Last


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Hail, Spirit


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Advent


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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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Image

Bewilder


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Monotheism


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Speak, Rain


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For Whom the Resurrection is the Full Moon Rising


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Infantile Paralysis


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Coming into the Kingdom


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Fourth Week, First Contemplation, Second Prelude


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La Cicada Familia


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El Cristo de Piedra


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The Music before the Music


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Domestica


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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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Self-Portrait with Preacher, Pain, and Snow


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Onesimus


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Canticle of the Sleeping Child


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The Language of Flannelgraph


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Bede’s Sparrow


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Island as the End of the World


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Spiritual Fallout


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Our Royalty


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This Orange That


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On Saturday Night My Brother and I Go to the Auction


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Making Cents


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Near-Annunciation at Carroll’s Point


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Elegy for a Microbe Hunter


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The Look of Love


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two pink roses, one in the front that is blurry, one in the foreground that is in focus, pop their heads out of thick green leaves and shoots that sprout into a milky sky and foreground of trees.

Hens and Chicks


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Yam Kinneret: The Harp Music


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The Moss Method


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Monday: Peach


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Christ in São Paulo


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Sunday: Day of Rest


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The Perfectly Transparent Splinter


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Image

Anti-poetics


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Lenten Complaint


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Star Child


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Translation Back Into Native Tongues


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Reflection upon Psalm 121


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Folding a Five-Cornered Star So the Corners Meet


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Postscript


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Smokers, Sunday Morning, 1975


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At Heaven’s Rim


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Middle Distance, Morning


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World


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Sunrise Insomnia Service


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