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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

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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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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Question for My Father


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Speak, Rain


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Birth/Rebirth


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Before All Things


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[Do you remember the seraphim]


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The Breaking Strain of Grace


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Origin of God


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image of a golden semi-translucent ash tray on top of a white wooden table, covered in old cigarette butts. a slit of light in a rectangular slat falls from the top left corner of the image to the bottom right.

Willie’s Not Right


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When the Lord Returns in His Creaturely Perfection


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The Look of Love


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Field


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Raven


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Sigh in Silence


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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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Prayer at Evening


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Yanjing Beer


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Pontius Pilate Fugue


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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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Still Alive, with Crows


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A Good Death


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Sometimes It’s Easy to Know What I Want


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Nostalgia for the Doughnut Shop


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Sometimes a Prayer


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Foundations of a Marvelous Science


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I Said to God, “I’m Thinking of You”


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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 Priesthood of Pediatric Heart Surgeons


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Early Morning on the B Line from Vero Beach to Orlando after a Poetry Festival


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A Christmas Story


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Spiritual Fallout


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How Do You Market Prayers?


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In a Dream William Stafford Visits Me


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Veiled Images at Passiontide


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First Kiss


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Broken Cup


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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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Blue Fig


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Scout’s Honor


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The Madman’s Prayer


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Salt of Sodom


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Self-Portrait with Preacher, Pain, and Snow


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Half Like Them


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Canticle of Want


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Walking the Dog Last Night


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Your Face Has Always Been Peppered with Moles


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March: Saint John the Divine


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Sentence


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Cellar Door


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World


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On His Deathbed, Father Rourke Remembers the Children’s Ward


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are you my god


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Riverkeeper


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Leeks


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Of the Body Taken In


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Transmigration Madrigal


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Pantoum for Seven Words


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Apocalypse Love


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The Track in the Wilderness


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