In Kathryn Weld's "Is the Sun Conscious", readers are presented with a feminine and motherly sun, and the desolation of her absence.
Collins' outlandish and endearing image of the Buddha's wholehearted snow shoveling, with thoughts of hot chocolate and an imminent game of cards.
John Paul Caponigro's "Test for Echo" is an ode to connection and communication in a world that feels as disconnected as ever.
Penned while he sat by the Nile River, Nadir Feroz's "Doused" carries the themes of time, eternity, light, and mortality in its currents.
Berry's poem is a reminder that to truly know darkness and its divine power, we need the courage to step into and leave the light behind.
Swetha Amit's "The Tea Prayer" is a meditation on the routine and ritualistic simplicity of making and savoring a cup of hot green tea.
Colorado poet and outdoorsman David Anthony Martin reminds us of the inevitability of life and tomorrows with his poem "The After".
Lithuanian poet Lina Buividavičiūtė's prose poem "A Housewife's Opus Magnum" reveals a holiness discovered in simplicity and domesticity.
In her poem "Choreography", interfaith chaplain Rebecca Doverspike dances from wind, pines, and leaves, to the mental workings of an elderly patient.
Samantha Imperi's powerful tragic poem "To my child, on God" muses God as a feminine force, forced to birth a universe she doesn't want.