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The Raising of the Bells


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Venice: The Jewish Cemetery on the Lido


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Prodigal Body


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Kinds of Resistance


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Ephesus


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For Whom the Resurrection is the Full Moon Rising


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Ars Cantata


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Tabernacle


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A Good Death


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Sometimes I Am Permitted


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Daybreak, Winter


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Note to My Sister from Notre Dame


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How the Band Becomes One Body


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Walking to Emmaus


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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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Echo


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The Ritz


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Imperative


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Field


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On Lazarus, Weeks before Her Death


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Impractical Part


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The Field


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Orange and Spices


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As Saint Mark Says They Mustn’t


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a black and white image of an open field except for a short tree with a tuft of leaves at the top in the front right corner of the image, and a hazy shape of a tree in the far background in the left quadrant. two figures walk away from the camera in a thick fog, you can only see their shapes.

Poetic Creed


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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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double exposure of the top of a verdant green tree branching onto a pale blue sky, overlaid with a photo of five-petaled white flowers in a cluster on top.

Imagineer of Variety


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Domestica


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Doubt at Easter


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Hirudo Medicinalis


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Daniel


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Friend


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Thoughts Without Order Concerning the Love of God


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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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a collection of wine glasses, short and squat glasses, and a clear vase-shaped glass for water sit on top of a black table. the rims of rounded elegant black chairs sit on either side of the table.

Elegy for William Carlos Williams on the Eve of His 125th Birthday


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three champagne glasses set on the ground in front of feet walking away from the champagne. the image is in black and white and made with film, it is grainy and has a nostalgic feel to it.

Oriana Fallaci in New York


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The Look of Love


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Magdalen


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Blood Blessing


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Bede’s Sparrow


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The Border


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Deus ex Machina


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Blue Heron, Marlborough


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Still Life with Lily


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Father Rodney


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Byzantine Gold


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Self-Portrait as a Lighthouse


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In the Candleroom at Saint Bartholomew’s on New Year’s Eve


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Forgiveness


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Lent


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My Father at Eleven Years


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Verbum: A Rhapsody


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Anti-poetics


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By Other Names


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Return to the Beginning


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Articulation


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Ash Wednesday, Unshowered


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Fire in Freedom


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According


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Venetian Villanelle


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Camp Meeting


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A Chastisement of Deer


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Forgiveness IV


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Friend


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A True Story


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Sentence


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The Offices


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Daniel


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Tenebrae


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Fist


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George Herbert on the Road to Salisbury


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Cellar Door


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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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Now I Lay Me Down


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Still Working it Out


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Colloquy


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Apocalypse Love


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Cross of Nails


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At Chinese Harbor


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The Key


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Speak, Rain


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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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Verdigris


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Fourth Week, First Contemplation, Second Prelude


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Switzerland


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Canticle of the Cherry Tree


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When the Lord Returns in His Creaturely Perfection


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The Shadow-Cross


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Quantum Theory


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Feast Days


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The First Horse of the Apocalypse


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My Mother’s Visit


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Pantoum for Seven Words


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Lenten Complaint


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Habits of Invention


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The Death of Barabbas


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Recompense His Paraclete


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old black and white image that looks like a polaroid of a large campfire. the flames are in a warm glow in the center. behind the fire sits four blurry people, caught in mid-motion in the shadows.

Last Night’s Fire


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Homily


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Temple Gaudete


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To Begin With


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A Request


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Question for My Father


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The Fruit Thereof


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New Year, Good Work


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Fool Plow


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La Cicada Familia


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Glosa


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Annunciation


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Saint Taciturn


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Manifest, by Reason of Birth


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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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Elegy for a Microbe Hunter


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Another Idiot Psalm: We Say Flight


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Sabbath


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How the Band Becomes One Body


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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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In the Candleroom at Saint Bartholomew’s on New Year’s Eve


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The Lord Spoke to the Fish


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Argyle among the Moveen Lads


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