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Tempest

By Scott Cairns

Glossolalia

By Natasha Okadokun

Sweet Life

By Scott Cairns

Dark Talent

By Natasha Oladokun

Poems from the Archive

Shortnin’ Bread


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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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At Chinese Harbor


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Spontaneous


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Return to the Beginning


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The Good Samaritan Speaks


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Some Small Bone


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A Song on Geronimo’s Grave


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Before All Things


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Beginnings Again


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Anti-poetics


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image of a wall lit up red and gold by a metal lamp with glass panes. the rest of the image is in darkness.

Rugby Wheels


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a still life painting with a blue background. on the top is leafy and flowery plants in a vase, bowls filled with fruit (figs and grapes and marrow bones). it is very opulent.

The Wasp on Renaissance Painters


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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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More Strange


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You Couldn’t Believe as I Did


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And If Jesus Asked You to Breakfast?


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Onesimus


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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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Poverty


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In Cutaway


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Faith


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The Window


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How Long the Long Winter


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Image

Ex Nihilo, Then Us


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Psalm Ghazal I & II


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After Hearing That a Friend Visiting Israel for the First Time Asked Her Private Tour Guide, “Where Is the Garden of Eden?”


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The Shadow-Cross


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George Herbert on the Road to Salisbury


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Hymn


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Church Bells


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The Preacher Addresses the Seminarians


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The Manifestation


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The Field


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Name and Nature


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Mary


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Colloquy


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Backyard Apotheosis


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The Teachable Moment


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overlook of rooftops in Jerusalem in 1940.

The New Jerusalem


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The Breaking Strain of Grace


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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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Ephesus


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Waiting with Cynthia


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Lacrimae Rerum


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Prayer


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Meditation on Soteriology


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Asperges


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Plowboy’s Bible


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For Whom the Resurrection is the Full Moon Rising


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This is Not About Looking Like a Success


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Advent


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The Look of Love


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Glowworm


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Labyrinth, Chartres


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A Christmas Story


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Argyle among the Moveen Lads


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A Good Death


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Still Alive, with Crows


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Late Easter, Spring Come Lately


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