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Poems from the Current Issue

Domestic

By Dana Littlepage Smith

Mary, Mother

By Dana Littlepage Smith

Fat Tuesday

By Dante Di Stefano

Exodus

By Dante Di Stefano

Crewelwork

By Leslie Williams

[Almost nothing happened...]

By Michel Houellebecq

Evening without Mist

By Michel Houellebecq

To the One Who Tames

By Sharon Dolin

Life Says

By James McMichael

Relic

By Matthew Thorburn

Kestrel

By John F. Deane

Name and Kind

By John F. Deane

Graveyard Prayer

By Robert Cording

Spring Begetting

By Robert Cording

Poems from the Archive

From The Book of Brothers


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Ars Proverbium


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Ars Cantata


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A Request


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Folding a Five-Cornered Star So the Corners Meet


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[Honey lives only]


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The Raising of the Bells


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Anti-poetics


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Still Alive, with Crows


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Absence Blooming


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The Fruit Thereof


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Evolution


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Lent: Deformed Pussy Willow


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Liturgy of the Hours


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John Wesley, After Field Preaching


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Scout’s Honor


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Forgiveness


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The Track in the Wilderness


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Island as the End of the World


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Lent


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Christmas Morning in a Hotel Room


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Byzantine Gold


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Mary


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The Teachable Moment


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Translation Back Into Native Tongues


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Goodbye


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Homage to a Philosopher of History as a Small Child


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Ararat Express


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Tabernacle


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The Holy Fool Meets Himself on One of His Highways


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The Mole


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Radiant Energy


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a profile that is almost back of the head of a man driving. He has curly hair and in the front of the image, you can see the blurry top of his hand on the steering wheel. Sun comes in from through the windshield and casts a glow on his face. The whole image is washed in blue and green tones like it's underwater.

Aphorisms


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Stole


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Sigh in Silence


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image of dusk and people holding three white balloons in the darkness by trees, the balloons are lit up and glowing slightly, everything else in the image is bathed in shadows.

Visions of My Children


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Topographies of Easter


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Four Poems


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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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Petition: California Avenue


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This is Not About Looking Like a Success


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Self-Portrait as a Lighthouse


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Atheism’s Easier


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And I Will Look for You in Fields of Poppies


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image of a well-lit forest of tall pine trees with no off-shoot branches in the background. In the center of the image is a dark pine with two hands clutching it - you see that man stands behind the pine and grips the tree like he's trying to hold on.

Common Prayer


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No Counting Sheep without Feeding Them, Too


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Manual for the Would-Be Saint


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Verdigris


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Another Idiot Psalm: We Say Flight


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A Bridge to Job


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About Angels: Cahors, France, 2007


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Switzerland


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In the Beginning


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Deserted


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A Christmas Story


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Ars Poetica: Baptismal Story


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Daybreak, Winter


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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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When the Lord Returns in His Creaturely Perfection


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When God Dreamed Eve through Adam


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