Poetry

  • grace notes

    Grace Notes #2

    By on November 24, 2016

    This Thanksgiving, I am furthering my goal of appreciating the abundance of random good.

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  • Thanksgiving Links

    Thanksgiving Links 2016

    By on November 23, 2016

    Here are live links to past Thanksgiving features on this blog as well as those to Christian Science Thanksgiving...

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  • Night Prayer of a New Zealand Prayer Book

    By on November 18, 2016

    The night is for stillness. Let us be still in the presence of God.

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  • Poem by Rudyard Kipling: If

    By on November 14, 2016

    If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, Yours is the Earth...

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  • Hymn 258 Christian Science Hymnal

    Hymn 258

    By on November 13, 2016

    Oft to every man and nation Comes the moment to decide, In the strife of Truth with falsehood, For the good or...

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  • poem by Amy Nawrocki, Present Progressive poem

    Poem by Amy Nawrocki: Present Progressive

    By on November 7, 2016

    ...the leaves are blowing. there is no other way to say it.

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  • Our Long Sad Brief Season Poem, Poem by Lisa Schwartz

    Poem by Lisa Schwartz: Our Long Sad Brief Season

    By on October 28, 2016

    If this is our season then doom is our fate; Our politics are treason and we are its freight.

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  • David Abrams Quote: Talk to, Not only About

    By on October 16, 2016

    How insulting to the other beings--to foraging black bears and twisted old cypresses--that no longer sense us talking to...

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  • grace notes

    Grace Notes #1

    By on October 11, 2016

    "Grace notes" will occasionally capture my jottings of incidental gratitude for sacramental moments in the shards of daily...

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  • Northwest Harbor Marina Poem

    New Poem: Northeast Harbor Marina

    By on October 10, 2016

    Such static power chomps at the bit restless to fly free but meanwhile, moored on a glassy calm...

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  • Walt Whitman quote

    Walt Whitman Quote: “This is What You Shall Do”

    By on October 5, 2016

    ...dismiss whatever insults your own soul; and your very flesh shall be a great poem and have the richest...

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  • New Poem: Being the Mother of Adult Children

    By on September 27, 2016

    I think now what I would want my kids to do in my situation, and then go and try...

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