Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Dry Bones at New Year’s

January 1, 2021 If I could saysomethingTo myselfWaking up a year agoThe first morningOn my ownI would say:Don’t...

Gift

December 7, 2020 Snow is falling in DecemberAnd I take this as a giftLeave early to walk the quiet...

“The Spirit of Haida Gwaii” a Text Poem by Bill Reid

The following is Bill Reid's description of his sculpture, "The Spirit of Haida Gwaii" as dictated to his wife Martine Reid. This...

Monsters

Monsters September 18, 2020 Ruth Bader Ginsberg is dead

Current

Current July 26, 2020 This year we stay close Avoid travel by swimming In the river where it bends And there are calm pools Safe from storm-swollen current I like to...

Graffiti

Grafitti June 2020. Richmond, Virginia. My friend studies graffiti From Roman ruins I once heard her speak on the things We learn from words arrested by time When ash rained...

Merry Christmas by Langston Hughes

This poem accompanied the sermon, "Making Peace." MERRY CHRISTMASby Langston HughesPublished In New Masses (Dec. 1930)

The Tomb is Still Empty

Worship services on the Sunday after Easter are typically the lowest attended of the year. In effect,...

A Psalm

Today marks an interesting convergence: the celebration of Earth Day and the conclusion of the National Days of Remembrance, an annual week-long...

Poetry

Current

Graffiti

The Tomb is Still Empty

A Psalm

Sunflowers

Book Review