Poetry

  • In Anticipation of Thanksgiving (poem by Polly Castor)

    In Anticipation of Thanksgiving (new poem by Polly Castor)

    By on November 17, 2017

    Stocking up on groceries for our family to come home, packing the refrigerator, full to the gills,

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  • November is a Deep Breath

    November is a Deep Breath

    By on November 15, 2017

    No longer between the seasons, the russet of our gratitude, the bronze of our resilience, the burnt sienna of...

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  • Everything by Mary Oliver

    Everything (poem by Mary Oliver)

    By on November 6, 2017

    I want to make poems that say right out, plainly, what I mean, that don’t go looking for the laces of...

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  • Concentric Connections (Poem by Polly Castor)

    Concentric Connections (Poem by Polly Castor)

    By on September 19, 2017

    All are connected, although distinct, woven tightly together into a unified fabric full of dependencies and beauty.

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  • Grace Notes #7

    By on September 7, 2017

    As I pray about fires, flooding, and hurricanes, it seems like a good time to focus on gratitude. Let's...

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  • Now He Misses Me (Poem by Polly Castor)

    Welcome Home (Poem by Polly Castor)

    By on September 2, 2017

    I used to ask if he missed me. He did not, citing his completeness independence, and self-sufficiency. Did you even notice I...

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  • Seneca Rocks (new poem by Polly Castor)

    By on August 12, 2017

    ...convoluted matrix of time, place, fickle appearances. and ephemeral light, all converging to seem so regal– monolithic and impossibly out of reach...

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  • Church in the Garden (New Poem by Polly Castor)

    Church in the Garden (New Poem by Polly Castor)

    By on August 2, 2017

    Butterfly wings arch like cathedral windows basking in the sun, their yellow stained glass

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  • Homeward Bound (Poem by Sandy Wilder)

    Homeward Bound (Poem by Sandy Wilder)

    By on July 21, 2017

    The simple beauty of walking in your truth because it is your own truth, is the path we eventually...

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  • Grace Notes

    Grace Notes #6

    By on July 16, 2017

    I am furthering my ongoing goal of appreciating such a continuous, overflowing abundance of random good. I’ve even taken...

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  • It hovers in dark corners before the lights are turned on, it shakes sleep from its eyes and drops from mushroom gills,

    Hope (Poem by Lisel Mueller)

    By on July 11, 2017

    It hovers in dark corners before the lights are turned on, it shakes sleep from its eyes and drops from mushroom gills,

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  • Honoring the unseen poem by Polly Castor

    Honoring the Unseen (New Poem by Polly Castor)

    By on June 27, 2017

    Recently a friend complimented a woman on her gorgeous sari and was shown the intricate stitching on the inside where it would never be seen as...

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