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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

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I Am Poured Out Like Water


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After Love


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Psalm Ghazal I & II


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Annunciation


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Glowworm


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The Years Were Patient with Me


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Scout’s Honor


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Quantum Physicists in a Night Garden


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The Holy Fool Meets Himself on One of His Highways


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June


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Doubt at Easter


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Meadow Flowers (Goldenrod and Wild Aster)


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Church Bells


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When the Lord Returns in His Creaturely Perfection


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Into the Chambres of Dora Maar


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Question for My Father


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Echo


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Temple Tomb


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Between Prayer


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Mid-Flight, Mid-Ascension Virgin Photograph


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Sentence


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Faith


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Cleft for Me Let Me Hide Myself from Thee


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The Look of Love


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Blessing


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Still Alive, with Crows


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School


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Poem in July


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In the Beginning Was the Word


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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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Orpheus in the Garden


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A Shroud for All Time


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The Death of Barabbas


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Sunday: Day of Rest


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Leeks


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Small Graces


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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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Thoughts Without Order Concerning the Love of God


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Folding a Five-Cornered Star So the Corners Meet


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Egypt’s Grief


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Elegy for D.S.


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Learning the Crawl


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The Age of Loss


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Prayer


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Caritas


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Scale


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The Ritz


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Forgiveness


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The Sanctuary at Chimayó


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Meeting-House Fire


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Confession: Quaker Meeting


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Prayer with Rotohammer


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The Shadow-Cross


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Stole


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Ars Cantata


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Mixed Company


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When God Dreamed Eve through Adam


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are you my god


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The Perfectly Transparent Splinter


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Making Cents


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Doubt at Easter


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Sometimes I Am Permitted


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She Waits


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Abraham on the Way to the Sacrifice


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Nostalghia


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Imperative


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Mid-Flight, Mid-Ascension Virgin Photograph


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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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The Taste of Eden


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Poverty


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The Key


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Just Time


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Petition: California Avenue


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Bede’s Sparrow


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At Chinese Harbor


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Hymn


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Verdigris


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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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On Saturday Night My Brother and I Go to the Auction


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Glowworm


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[We have nothing…]


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black and white image looking upwards at overlapping tree branches, all spun in a circle because of the lens, so seen in blurs and dots of spinning round light.

Orbit


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Speak, Rain


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Harmonium


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Shortnin’ Bread


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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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To Begin With


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After


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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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Making Cents


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Echo


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Manual for the Would-Be Saint


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The Ritz


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Exile with Fox


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Evolution


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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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The Border


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The Holy Fool Meets Himself on One of His Highways


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The Raising of the Bells


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Image of a house in the dead of night. The house sits in the lower left half of the frame and looks like a cut-out from black paper, lit up only by purple light coming from the windows and doors. To the left is an enormous tree shrouded in shadows. A low cloud hangs near the right side sky of the frame. Above the house is a vast sweep of stars on the gray sky.

Domus


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Anti-poetics


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Elegy for a Microbe Hunter


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are you my god


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Another Idiot Psalm


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You Couldn’t Believe as I Did


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Venetian Villanelle


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Star Child


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Original Sin Man


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No Counting Sheep without Feeding Them, Too


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The Moss Method


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Full Thunder Moon


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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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Tuesday: Rhubarb, Lattice Crust


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Quantum Theory


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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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image of a woman standing with her back to the camera, in front of a bicycle. she is visible from the waist up. in front of her is a long river, and the opposite bank is full of buildings for a city. a man on a bike is in the far right distance, blurred out. the woman is lit up by a patch of golden light in an otherwise greenish blue image of dusk.

You Enter That Light


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John Wesley, After Field Preaching


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Radiance


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Spontaneous


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Pears, Unstolen


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