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Excerpt from Cosmos by Christine Valters Paintner

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. That first moment, explosion of fire and fury a stampede of suns light poured into the dark chalice of space sparks wheel across the...
Sandell Morse

A Little Kiss – by Sandell Morse

      The year was 1956. I was seventeen, a recent high school graduate, a dancer, a Rockette, my body my instrument, fiddle and bow, fingers on piano keys. Wolf whistles followed me as I walked...
Emily Vogel

Excerpt from From Here to Wherever by Emily Vogel

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The single issue is available for purchase in print or digital format, or by subscription. Shift. Identity or dishes to the dishes rack. This late swarming of June light is going to murder...

Breathing Out Fire – by Claire Coenen

  Breathing Out Fire Sadness and fear crackled in my solar plexus until they ignited. Blazes of anger began raiding my belly like ants on fire. My body knew no better than to burn after the...

Excerpt from Grateful Conversations by Susan Rogers

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The single issue is available for purchase in print or digital format, or by subscription. Everything we have we’re given in love to use in love, in grace. There is nothing we...

Excerpt from Nietzsche’s Ghazal by Arthur Solway

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. It comes to you again, the question of being human. You’ve pondered the expression...

Finally home – by Hiba Zafran

Finally home Watching someone dig a grave, you realize the ground can teach us the importance of the willingness to receive. Last month, mangled heart in hand, I had apprehensively moved across the planet for a...

Excerpt from Ten Poems for Difficult Times by Roger Housden

The following essay appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. Poetry is a concise and elemental means of expressing the deepest of human emotions:...

Oneness – by Holly Hamilton

Today I had a beautiful experience sharing with a friend. We talked for hours & I was able to share the truth that God is passionately in love with HER! The same excitement, energy,...
Presenter Priscilla Orr

Excerpt from Intrusion by Priscilla Orr

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. On the shoreline, you surface if only in memory, love akin to infrared waves—invisible to the...