With her poem No Name, Marsha Warren Mittman details the transition from urban to rural living, and coming to embrace and become one with new experiences.
Tishani Doshi's poem pays homage to a twelve-year-old girl who died of exhaustion last year during the Covid-19 lockdown.
In Be Thou My Vision, Rebecca Ramsden reminds us that poetry and holiness can be found anywhere, and in anybody.
Eugene Platt's September Poem is a story of squandered romance, set against the backdrop of autumn's arrival.
Hillman's poem about uncertainty and regeneration acknowledges the vulnerability of human existence 'which is every moment / at the brink of death', standing, waiting, 'learning to love.'
Jenna Wysong Filbrun's Church is an ode to nature, life, and belonging in a time of spiritual upheaval, an ode to the wilderness, which was humanity's first place of worship.
In Hirshfield's poem, calamity turns to calmness when things turn into themselves, a principle that goes to the heart of transformative practice.
Barry Casey's poem "Wait Here" explores the themes of finding God and healing through the wild miracles of nature.
Fang's beautiful and complex poem addresses the questions of sin and redemption against the background of a young monk entering a monastery.
"Seeking Stars" by Susan Coultrap-McQuin is a meditation on growing older and inhabiting the autumnal season of our lives.