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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

The Manifestation


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Original Sin Man


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Canticle of Want


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As Saint Mark Says They Mustn’t


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The Lord Spoke to the Fish


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Night and Chaos


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Altricial


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Enormous Holdings


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She Waits


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For Whom the Resurrection is the Full Moon Rising


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Sunday: Day of Rest


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Tenebrae


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The Soul


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Image

The Egret Tree


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Lenten Complaint


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Holding Away the Dark


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Cloudless


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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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Radiant Energy


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June


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Creed in the Santa Ana Winds


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Advent, First Frost


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Folding a Five-Cornered Star So the Corners Meet


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Canticle of the Sleeping Child


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The Concord of the Strings


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Evolution


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After


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You Who Seek Grace from a Distracted God


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Recompense His Paraclete


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Return to the Beginning


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rich blue sky with a brighter blue in the center, ringed by darker jewel blue tones. arctic birds fly across the sky, their white bodies punctuating the sky.

Greater Solitude


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The Assumption of Miriam from a Winter Street, 1942


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Image

Ex Nihilo, Then Us


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Orange and Spices


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Repetition Compulsion


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Lent


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The Reflection


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Waiting with Cynthia


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Camp Meeting


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Small Graces


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The Field


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Homily


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After Love


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The Taste of Eden


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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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I Loved You Before I Was Born


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Speak, Rain


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This Orange That


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Grace in Action or Murphy’s Law in Reverse


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The Harrowing


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Against the Light


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Rare Sighting


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Fist


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Ya-Quddus


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Blessing


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Our Royalty


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Exile with Fox


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Fishguard Harbour  


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Midrash


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Three Roses


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