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Poems in Image

Poems from the Current Issue

Earthquake

By Luke Johnson

The Girl and the Fruit

By Adélia Prado

Daughter of the Ancient Law

By Adélia Prado

The Scar

By Adélia Prado

Merton Recites a Mantra

By Ewa Elzbieta Nowakowska

[I strive to live as if...]

By Tadeusz Dabrowski

Merton Listens to the Requiem

By Ewa Elzbieta Nowakowska

Jam Jars

By Tadeusz Dabrowski

Romanian Orthodox Choir

By Ewa Elzbieta Nowakowska

Resurrection at Cookham

By Greg Miller

To My Son Yacine

By Abdellatif Laâbi

Twenty-Five Years of Fresh Air

By George David Clark

Lazarus

By Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Tentatively, Religion

By Christian Detisch

The Trick

By Mark Wagenaar

Needle

By Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Jacob's Ladder

By Javier Acosta

Texas Blues

By Mark Wagenaar

Elijah in the Desert

By Christian Detisch

Poems from the Archive

Again to Port Soderick


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Friend


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Canticle of the Sleeping Child


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No Counting Sheep without Feeding Them, Too


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Verbum: A Rhapsody


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My Mother’s Visit


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black and white image looking upward to the center ceiling of a vast cathedral, with an icon placed in a circle at the top of the ceiling. light pours in from the windows near the top. all the beams lead upwards.

The Cathedral of Barcelona


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Stalwart


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a fish leaping upstream from a patch of white glinting gold water running in thick rivulets down a crest.

Fish Ladder, Damariscotta


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The Track in the Wilderness


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Homily


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After Love


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Making Cents


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Repetition Compulsion


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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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Bone Anthem


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Habits of Invention


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Star Child


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Fourth Week, First Contemplation, Second Prelude


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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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Port-au-Prince


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Leeks


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You Who Seek Grace from a Distracted God


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Image

Syllable Nutshell


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Canticle of the Penitent Magdalene


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The Concord of the Strings


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Asperges


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Tuesday: Rhubarb, Lattice Crust


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Blood Blessing


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Ash Wednesday, Unshowered


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Glosa


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The Key


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Small Graces


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A Good Death


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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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The Yes


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Our Heads against the Walls


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Advent


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[You bind my hands with saliva]


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After


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Pont des Arts


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Verdigris


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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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Notre Dame


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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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The Good Samaritan Speaks


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Magdalen


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Radiant Energy


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Image

I Am Poured Out Like Water


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Byzantine Gold


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Cloudless


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Deus Ex Machina


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Theodicy after City of God


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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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The Teachable Moment


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Midrash


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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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Meditation on the Evangelista


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The Moss Method


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Colloquy


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