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Adiáphora

Bishop (of robes)

Bishop (of air)

Thinking of Jonah at the Children’s Museum

Knock

House of Sparrows

Psalm for P.

Your Face Has Always Been Peppered with Moles

Sometimes a Prayer

Night Thoughts

Poems from the Archive

Learning the Crawl


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hydrangea


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A Good Death


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Enormous Holdings


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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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Elegy for a Microbe Hunter


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The Taste of Eden


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The Years Were Patient with Me


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Sunrise Insomnia Service


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Blessing


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Prayer


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Leeks


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Beginnings Again


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Image

Appeal to the Self


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Sheet: A Psychology of Hatred


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Goodbye


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Self-Portrait as a Lighthouse


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How Long the Long Winter


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For the Virgin of Sorrows


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Once


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Thoughts Without Order Concerning the Love of God


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Sabbath


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The Clearing


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Portrait of the Psalmist as Ultra-Singer


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To Begin With


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Monotheism


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Tabernacle


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After Love


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Half Like Them


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Island as the End of the World


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Topographies of Easter


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Canticle of Want


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Rumspringa


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Tiny Fish


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Verbum: A Rhapsody


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One Morning


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Lessons of a Gentle Childhood


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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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Lacrimae Rerum


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Elegy for D.S.


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

Harrow


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Credo


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Late Easter, Spring Come Lately


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Tongue Is the Pen


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Daybreak, Winter


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No Counting Sheep without Feeding Them, Too


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The Concord of the Strings


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Prayer at Evening


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Psalm Ghazal I & II


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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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Fishguard Harbour  


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Orange and Spices


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Saint Francis Considers His Own Advice


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About Angels: Cahors, France, 2007


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Plowboy’s Bible


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Fire in Freedom


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A Christmas Story


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Sometimes It’s Easy to Know What I Want


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Ex Nihilo


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Stalwart


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Temple Gaudete


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A True Story


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The Assumption of Miriam from a Winter Street, 1942


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Before Entering


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Making Cents


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Holding Away the Dark


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Sunrise Insomnia Service


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Walking the Dog Last Night


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Between Prayer


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are you my god


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Meeting-House Fire


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Venetian Villanelle


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The Holy Fool Meets Himself on One of His Highways


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“Remember Me as One Who Woke Up”


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Sabbath


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A Good Death


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Making Dinner I Think about Poverty—


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The Taste of Eden


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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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Meditation on Soteriology


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full frame black and white photo of an old forest. and a pathway or small clearing through the trees. the trees are sturdy and tall and stand in straight lines, the merest hints of branches only visible at the top of the frame. the entire image is diffused with light that weaves through the trees and settles on the land like perfume.

They Went On and On…


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The Iberian Muse


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Stole


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Quantum Physicists in a Night Garden


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Radiance


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Three Roses


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She Waits


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The Offices


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Divine Wrath


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Manifest, by Reason of Birth


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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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This is Not About Looking Like a Success


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A Request


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Hirudo Medicinalis


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Egypt’s Grief


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The Breaking Strain of Grace


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Friend


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About Angels: Cahors, France, 2007


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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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Confession: Quaker Meeting


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The Man in the Next Pew


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Name and Nature


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The Manifestation


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In Our First House of Marriage


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The Microbiome and the Boson


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Scale


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Cross of Nails


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Just Time


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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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How the Band Becomes One Body


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Image of two dark green chairs in shadows on opposite sides of a window that is casting golden light throw yellow shutters.

Twins


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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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His Purgations  


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Cellar Door


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Lenten Complaint


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For Whom the Resurrection is the Full Moon Rising


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One Morning


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Switzerland


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[My brain is like a millstone]


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Argyle among the Moveen Lads


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