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“I Traveled through a Land of Men…”

The House of Reinvention

I and We

What He Knew

To My Future Caregiver

Inside, she watches the hands of men

Shirley’s Spaniel

Cutting Hair

My Grandfather in Green

Anonymous in the Rain

Poems from the Archive

Prodigal Body


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Birth/Rebirth


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Advent


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The Egg of Anything


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Cleft for Me Let Me Hide Myself from Thee


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Altarpiece


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Image

Syllable Nutshell


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Near-Annunciation at Carroll’s Point


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On Lectio Divina, Counterclockwise


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The Clearing


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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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Forgiveness IV


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When I Meet You


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Apocalypse Love


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Letter VII from the Western Coast of the British Isles to a Hermit Monk of the Thebaïd, Egypt, Sixth Century


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a cluster of snow bunting crocuses with buttery petals caught in streaks of sun on a dried grassy earth, their tips reaching upwards, their petals glowing and soft in the harsh sun.

Symphony in Yellow: A Young Girl Reading


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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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Canticle of the Penitent Magdalene


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The Grackles


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This is Not About Looking Like a Success


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Salt Wife


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Doubt at Easter


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close up image of a grasshopper seen from underneath, presumably floating on a glass.

Don’t beckon yet!…


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Image

Tiny Fish


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Entreaty


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Prayer


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Tenebrae


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Divine Wrath


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image of a road covered in melting snow, with a giant puddle reflecting the sky. one of the puddles, closest to the camera, is dark blue, the other puddle, further away, is red and orange and glistening with a lone car's headlights. the car, road, and trees are black from the dawn. the top of the sky is a pale blue and pink shell color, the bottom thick bands of red and gold for the sunrise.

Psalm for the January Thaw


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Impractical Part


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Egypt’s Grief


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Radiance


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On Saturday Night My Brother and I Go to the Auction


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The Moss Method


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The Madman’s Prayer


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Glowworm


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It Began with the Beginning: Alopecia Areata


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On Lazarus, Weeks before Her Death


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My Mother’s Visit


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According


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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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Advent


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landscape of stony crags and green grass, an area of yellow from the sun.

He Weeps among the Clare Antiquities


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Into the Chambres of Dora Maar


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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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Christ in São Paulo


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Psalm Ghazal I & II


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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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At Heaven’s Rim


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Making Dinner I Think about Poverty—


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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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Shortnin’ Bread


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Uncomfortable Things


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Absence Blooming


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Middle Distance, Morning


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The Ritz


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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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School


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A Quick Interpretation of the Sixth Seal


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Of the Body Taken In


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