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Swimming in God new book of poetry by Tina Datsko de Sánchez, Week Four

It has been my joy to share from the new Pilgrim Press book Swimming in God for which I wrote the foreword over the last four weeks. There are ninety poems in the book — thirty poems of Longing, thirty … Continue reading

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Swimming in God, new book of poetry by Tina Datsko de Sánchez, Week Two

I had the wonderful honor to write the Foreword to the first of four books of poetry being published by Pilgrim. Swimming in God is out now and for four Thursdays I will give you a taste of it. This … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Mark Saline verses for life

One warm day in late FallI blew leaves off the deckI thought they were deadI chased one defiant leaf Circling back to my decktwo, six, ten times, again Who told you to surrender?    – Mark Saline Serious blueberry pickers follow this … Continue reading

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Cheating with Poems, Guest Post by Mark Saline

Cheating with Poems “My wife fell in love with her doctor’s stethoscope“because it listened to her heart.” I woke up one morningafter a seductive dreamand discovered a poemlying next to me in bed. The poem turned me on.Turning to a … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Aotearoa New Zealand — Heather Kelly

Heather Kelly took the short flight from her home in Invercargill to Rakirua (Stewart Island) in a plane that seats eight including the pilot to be the weekend preacher. Her three poems take us there as well. It Is the … Continue reading

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Guest Post — Yosimar Reyes

Yosimar Reyes is a queer, undocumented, poet, performance artist and public speaker. I often share his amazing poems here which let his words travel the world. His gift as a poet speaks to each of our hearts. He is not … Continue reading

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Remembering Mary Oliver

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” The Summer Day She asked us, asked us – in a world where so many demand things of us, proclaim a right or righteous … Continue reading

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Guest Post — Heather Kelly

Three poems by Heather Kelly, who lives in Peacehaven Village in Invercargill, New Zealand, touch me profoundly. Neighborhood Gardens I visit with God in the streets as I walk: The God whose glory is reflected in roses in rain whose … Continue reading

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Against the Dark — Poems of Resistance, Reconciliation and Hope– guest post

I was so honored to be at Vaughan Park Conference Center for the launch of: AGAINST THE DARK    poems of resistance, reconciliation and hope by Joy MacCormick and Hayley MacCormick Other people have said these things: Reading poems from … Continue reading

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Reflection on James 1: 23-24

For if any are hearers of the word and not doers, they are like those who look at themselves in a mirror; for they look at themselves and, on going away, immediately forget what they were like. I’m at the … Continue reading

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