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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

Sentence


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Quantum Physicists in a Night Garden


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The Window


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On Lectio Divina, Counterclockwise


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Paradise


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The Virgin and the Stone


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


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Feast Days


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If I Decide to Pray Again It Won’t Be Words Strung in a Line


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Devotion: For Our Bodies


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Woman Holding a Balance


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Ars Cantata


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William Eggleston


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For Whom the Resurrection is the Full Moon Rising


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[Today, having swigged a half-liter]


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Irenology


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The Reflection


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Orange and Spices


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Abraham on the Way to the Sacrifice


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Cloudless


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Lessons of a Gentle Childhood


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Meditation on Soteriology


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Appeal to the Self


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Tiny Fish


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La Cicada Familia


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When I Meet You


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Advent


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Pont des Arts


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School


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Lent: Deformed Pussy Willow


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The Look of Love


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The Waltz of Descartes and Mohammed


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Being the Song


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Self-Portrait with Preacher, Pain, and Snow


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Scale


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The Sanctuary at Chimayó


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Habits of Invention


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[A soft, slow smell rises up]


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Reflection upon Psalm 121


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A True Story


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The Microbiome and the Boson


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Credo


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Entreaty


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Hirudo Medicinalis


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Foundations of a Marvelous Science


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A Study for a Figure at the Base of the Crucifixion


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How Do You Market Prayers?


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Byzantine Gold


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Ex Nihilo, Then Us


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Sunday: Day of Rest


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Echo


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The Madman’s Prayer


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Poem in July


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She Waits


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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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Cross of Nails


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Paper Route


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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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Caritas


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Lent


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The Preacher Addresses the Seminarians


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Venetian Villanelle


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Lascaux


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Into the Chambres of Dora Maar


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Advent


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By Other Names


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Furta Sacra


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How Long the Long Winter


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Fourth Week, First Contemplation, Second Prelude


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Elegy for a Microbe Hunter


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Quantum Theory


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Blue Heron, Marlborough


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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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Death Room, Fort Scott, 1949


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Caldey


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William Eggleston


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Ars Poetica: Baptismal Story


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Midrash


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Woodpile


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Friend


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Blessing


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More Strange


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The Egret Tree


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image of a bluish bowl

To Jenya on First Noticing the Dog’s Bowl of My Imagination


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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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Sentence


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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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The Key


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March: Saint John the Divine


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Saint Francis Appears at the Scene of an Accident, Then Joins the Murmuration


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Sardis


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Camp Meeting


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The Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse


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The Yes


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Mid-Flight, Mid-Ascension Virgin Photograph


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Pantoum for Seven Words


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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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Ars Cantata


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Nostalgia for the Doughnut Shop


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At Chinese Harbor


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Manual for the Would-Be Saint


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When I Meet You


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Prayer with Rotohammer


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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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Rumspringa


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Nostalghia


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Lenten Complaint


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Deus ex Machina


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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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Ash Wednesday, Unshowered


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The Look of Love


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Orpiment


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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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abstract image of a close up of a glass filled with red liquid, in front of a background that is blurry and makes a natural gradient: white at the top, a thick band of emerald green, a thin band of lighter green, an even thinner but darker band of green, and then a white strip again that is faded into.

Happiness


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A Chastisement of Deer


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Confirmation Man


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The Clearing


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Once


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The Assumption of Miriam from a Winter Street, 1942


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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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