Tag Archives: Peggy Rosenthal

Who Invented Meanness? A Poem and Review of Hyaena Season

Lost Inside Henry VIII’s Chapel Finally, I find you, my little one, on your knees, before an altar, penitent, pilgrim – your palms pressed close as pages. I drop down beside you, my palms mimicking yours. I don’t say anything out loud. To whom were you praying? To whom can I pray?  Is it ever […]

An Alphabet of Poets – M is for Miller

Without Ceremony   Except ourselves, we have no other prayer; Our needs are sores upon our nakedness. We do not have to name them; we are here. And You who can make eyes can see no less. We fall, not on our knees, but on our hearts, A posture humbler far and more downcast; While […]

Poetry As A Spiritual Practice – Shadowed By Fear

What a great adventure I had for almost 5 months from August to December 2011 when I took Peggy Rosenthal’s on-line course sponsored by Image journal – Poetry as a Spiritual Practice. Here below is my response to her assignment  Poems of Loss, Absence, Darkness, and Doubt. The Chandelier Now, I see you. Now I don’t. […]

Poetry As Spiritual Practice – Rosenthal Course – Still I Pray

Peggy Rosental inspired my first explorations into Poetry As Prayer. When I saw she was offering an on-course on Poetry As Spirtual Practice through Image, the wonderful Arts journal out of Seattle, I signed up! And I am so glad I did. I highly recommend the course. Sadly, I have just one assignment to go out […]