The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth
by Jennie A. Brownscombe
This week for Mnemosyne I've selected, "Te Deum," a simple little poem of praise in honor of Thanksgiving. The poet, Charles Reznikoff lived from 1894 - 1976 and was...
My eyes are closed–and my heart wide open.
With a soft and gentle spirit
I AM HERE.
Asking, imploring to know
What would you have me do?
I am yours–to serve, to love, to pray, to support.
Show me the...
In The Target is Behind the Sky (Fifty Poems of Kabir) Sunil Uniyal brings to life the poems or “utterances” of the Hindi mystic Kabir.The translations beautifully evoke Kabir’s imaginative yet down-to-earth writings and...
)mad magicks( Emerging Visions visionary art 'zine #20 will be emerging late this weekend (after the Rapture) http://emergingvisions.blogspot.com
Jesus died for somebody's sins, but not mine
Jesus cried, and somebody grinned -- don't whine
Jesus smiled his love...
taking out the trash
While taking out some trash this afternoon
I observed how quiet it was outside.
In the ordinariness of this action
I became very aware of myself as silence
in relation to Nature.
even when sounds arise...
Michael S. Harper
My selection this week is the powerful Michael S. Harper poem, "Reuben, Reuben," from the collection Images of Kin, which came out in 1977 and was nominated for a National Book Award. It has...