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What Will Not Let Me Forget – A Personal Story of a Poem and Synchronicity (Meaningful Coincidence)

In a series of synchronistic events a poem I wrote has come back to me more than thirty years after I wrote it and almost twenty years since I had disavowed it and forgotten it! I had forgotten that a dear friend, Sarah Wilson, copied out the poem in her distinctive and wonderful script with […]

I Will be a Question Mark – Image Journal Interviews Li-Young Lee

from An Interview with Li-Young Lee LYL : The word quest is in that word question. I feel as if I’m going to live my life as a giant question mark. I’m just going to live open, ready to encounter whatever God puts in front of me next. I have fewer and fewer answers. I […]

Joined by an Award and Much More! – Luci Shaw, Denise Levertov and Reflections on Faith and Spirit in Poetry

Overhead The sun is a slow gong in a brass bowl, the moon also rings her bell against the indigo steel of the night sky. By painting, Emily Carr decoded heaven as a coastline vast bays of ripped blue and Vincent drew his circles tighter than the tattered orbits of his own life. Art like […]

An Alphabet of Poets – J is for Jarman

An Alphabet of Poets – J is for Jarman from THE WORD “ANSWER” With this prayer I am making up a God On a gray day, prophesying snow. I pray that God be immanent as snow When it has fallen thickly, a deep God. With this prayer I am making up a God Who answers […]