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Poems in Image

Poems from the Current Issue

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

O Men

Poems from the Archive

Putting Out into the Deep from Gloucester


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Against the Light


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Folding a Five-Cornered Star So the Corners Meet


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Radiance


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a fish leaping upstream from a patch of white glinting gold water running in thick rivulets down a crest.

Fish Ladder, Damariscotta


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Stalwart


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Echo


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Lacrimae Rerum


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Holding Away the Dark


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Before Entering


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The Track in the Wilderness


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In Cutaway


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Image

Appeal to the Self


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Portrait of the Psalmist as Ultra-Singer


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My Mother’s Visit


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How Long the Long Winter


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Hymn


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Note to My Sister from Notre Dame


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Glosa


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Postscript


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Confession: Quaker Meeting


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After Love


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Sentence


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The Ritz


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a cluster of snow bunting crocuses with buttery petals caught in streaks of sun on a dried grassy earth, their tips reaching upwards, their petals glowing and soft in the harsh sun.

Symphony in Yellow: A Young Girl Reading


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Broken Cup


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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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The Raising of the Bells


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Quantum Physicists in a Night Garden


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Shortnin’ Bread


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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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Raven


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The Look of Love


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Scale


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[Honey lives only]


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an open window casts blue sunlight upon a white bed, behind it the wooden paneling is split in two colors by the light. a lamp with a green shade hangs over the middle of the bed. on top of the bedframe is a small window that reflects the mirror with the white curtains and the turquoise blue shadow-lit light spilling in.

What Is Offered


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Prayer with Rotohammer


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Scout’s Honor


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Nostalghia


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Emerson Mourns the Death of His Son


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She Waits


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Image

The Holy Fool Meets Himself on One of His Highways


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Imperative


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And Yet another Page and Yet


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Quantum Theory


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Confirmation Man


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Yam Kinneret: The Harp Music


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Orange and Spices


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The Taste of Eden


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Island as the End of the World


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Cotton Mather Examines Four Children Afflicted by Witchcraft


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Dead and Alive


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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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Salt of Sodom


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Manifest, by Reason of Birth


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The Window


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Cloudless


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Image

Ex Nihilo, Then Us


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Irenology


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Forgiveness IV


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Late Easter, Spring Come Lately


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Thoughts Without Order Concerning the Love of God


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Glowworm


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William Eggleston


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Waiting with Cynthia


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Prodigal


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Elegy for a Microbe Hunter


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Imperative


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On Saturday Night My Brother and I Go to the Auction


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Some Small Bone


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In Our First House of Marriage


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a woman in a yellow rainjacket walks away from the camera, a dog by her side. one of her feet is raised in movement. to her left is thick bramble and wheat and a large tree, illuminated by a hazy glow of sun. it looks like it just rained, the atmosphere is gauzy.

Taking the Byzantine Path to Monastiri Aghiou Ioannou


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The Sea Here, Teaching Me


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The Breaking Strain of Grace


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Putting Out into the Deep from Gloucester


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Liturgy of the Hours


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The Perfectly Transparent Splinter


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Once


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And Yet another Page and Yet


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The Yes


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Another Idiot Psalm


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Leeks


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Making Dinner I Think about Poverty—


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The Moss Method


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Self-Portrait with Preacher, Pain, and Snow


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The Lord Spoke to the Fish


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Asperges


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Elegy for D.S.


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She Waits


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Nostalghia


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Landscape with No Variations


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Sheet: A Psychology of Hatred


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The Harrowing


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Verbum: A Rhapsody


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A Christmas Story


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The Entry into Jerusalem


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Image

Venetian Villanelle


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a photo of a white stucco cathedral in a city of flat white stone houses. the image is overlaid with a faint haze of the same photo flipped upside down and placed on the top (reversed). There is a purple tint to the shadows, a bluish haze to the center of the image.

Lessons


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Cyprian Variations


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Hesychasterion


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Against the Light


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Again to Port Soderick


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Emerson Mourns the Death of His Son


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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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Full Thunder Moon


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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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Walking to Emmaus


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Forgiveness


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Radiance


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Salt Wife


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Hymn


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Poverty


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Feast Days


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Another Idiot Psalm: We Say Flight


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Sigh in Silence


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Self-Portrait as a Lighthouse


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Venice: The Jewish Cemetery on the Lido


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Conjoined


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Apocalypse Love


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Tabernacle


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