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Poems from the Current Issue

Feast Days

By Alison Pelegrin

The Years Were Patient with Me

By Jeanne Murray Walker

Ex Nihilo

By Bruce Bond

The Border

By Bruce Bond

Egypt's Grief

By Farouk Goweda

Entreaty

By Joseph J. Capista

Blue Heron, Marlborough

By G. C. Waldrep

Harmonium

By Jason Gray

Doubt at Easter

By Jason Gray

[We have nothing...]

By Dimitri Psurtsev

[My brain is like a millstone]

By Dimitri Psurtsev

Saint Taciturn

By Robert Avery

Woodpile

By Robert Avery

Poems from the Archive

Creed in the Santa Ana Winds


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A Prayer for Home


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[Do you remember the seraphim]


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The Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse


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After Hearing That a Friend Visiting Israel for the First Time Asked Her Private Tour Guide, “Where Is the Garden of Eden?”


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You Who Seek Grace from a Distracted God


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Monday: Peach


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A Photograph from the Hubble Telescope


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Walking to Emmaus


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El Cristo de Piedra


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Blue Heron, Marlborough


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William Eggleston


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Camp Meeting


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The Microbiome and the Boson


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A Good Death


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On Lazarus, Weeks before Her Death


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Last Judgment in Ferrara


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According


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Just Time


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Night and Chaos


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Note to My Sister from Notre Dame


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Articulation


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Homily


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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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At Heaven’s Rim


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The Moss Method


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Scout’s Honor


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The Perfectly Transparent Splinter


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Fist


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Notre Dame


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Go Gentle


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Cleft for Me Let Me Hide Myself from Thee


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Rumspringa


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Habits of Invention


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Every One Such as I


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Hail, Spirit


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This is Not About Looking Like a Success


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Harmonium


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In the Beginning


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


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Pantoum for Seven Words


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To Begin With


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image of a woman with her face towards the camera and the sun behind her back, illuminating a large tree. she is in shadows, the hint of light on the side of her face from the light of the sun. in front of her flies grass, swirling around her in the air.

Yes, a nameless quietness…


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golden squiggly soft moss shimmering in a haze of orange near the top of the frame, in a dark vignette

Molest the Dead


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Broken Cup


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Making Dinner I Think about Poverty—


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Folding a Five-Cornered Star So the Corners Meet


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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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Still Alive, with Crows


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Pontius Pilate Fugue


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Ex Nihilo


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Impractical Part


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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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You Couldn’t Believe as I Did


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Image

Bewilder


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School


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Tabernacle


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Manual for the Would-Be Saint


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Ars Cantata


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Star Child


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Infantile Paralysis


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Pontius Pilate Fugue


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Sabbath


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In the Beginning


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Radiance


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Speak, Rain


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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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In Our First House of Marriage


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Camp Meeting


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Russian Bell


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Absence Blooming


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Yam Kinneret: The Harp Music


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Night and Chaos


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“Remember Me as One Who Woke Up”


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William Eggleston


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The Ordinary Time


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Hymn


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When God Dreamed Eve through Adam


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Impromptu Novena in September


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Cloudless


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A Christmas Story


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The Yes


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Canticle of the Cherry Tree


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Hail, Spirit


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Image

Deus ex Machina


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The Track in the Wilderness


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The Shadow-Cross


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Mid-Flight, Mid-Ascension Virgin Photograph


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The Age of Loss


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Mixed Company


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Holding Away the Dark


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Paradise


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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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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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Sardis


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To Begin With


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The Window


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Asperges


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Psalm Ghazal I & II


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Pont des Arts


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Saint Taciturn


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Cyprian Variations


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The Death of Barabbas


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Advent


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She Waits


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Hesychasterion


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Leeks


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John Wesley, After Field Preaching


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Sometimes I Am Permitted


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Putting Out into the Deep from Gloucester


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La Cicada Familia


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Image

Appeal to the Self


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multiple frames of the same windows up at the top of the ceiling. The room is dim and the windows let in blue from the trees and golden light.

At the Synagogue Rummage Sale


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Manifest, by Reason of Birth


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And I Will Look for You in Fields of Poppies


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Radiant Energy


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Ex Nihilo


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By Other Names


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Lacrimae Rerum


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Sheet: A Psychology of Hatred


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