A conversation with Pamela Ayo Yetunde about spirituality, interconnectedness, and the need to foster understanding and compassion in today's world.
David Anthony Martin – The After
Colorado poet and outdoorsman David Anthony Martin reminds us of the inevitability of life and tomorrows with his poem "The After".
Rebecca Doverspike – Choreography
In her poem "Choreography", interfaith chaplain Rebecca Doverspike dances from wind, pines, and leaves, to the mental workings of an elderly patient.
K. E. Ogden – Daily Labor
Blending domesticity and earthy natural imagery, Los Angeles poet K. E. Ogden presents readers with quite the scene in three short stanzas.
Eloise Klein Healy – Iris
Eloise Klein Healy, former Poet Laureate of Los Angeles, has encapsulated so much in the two short stanzas of her poem "Iris".
Kurtis Ebeling – Snowmelt
With the quietude of the rising sun and melting snow, Kurtis Ebeling's "Snowmelt" serves as an ode to springtime and a requiem to winter.
Bradley Samore – After a Day of Others’ Demands
Zen-like in its purposeful simplicity, poet Bradley Samore has made us something humble and wholesome with his poem, "After a Day of Others' Demands".
Kit Evans – When We Go to That Museum You Liked
Like the all-encompassing color field paintings of Mark Rothko mentioned in Kit Evans' poem, this little piece commands our attention, while also leaving things unsaid.
Julia Park Tracey – Tufas
In Tufas, Julia Park Tracey offers a simple and quiet poem focused on the landscape and nature, with a sense of tragidy that's only hinted at through her words.
BY MICHELLE NICHOLAYSEN When I left the Seventh-day Adventists, I thought I could keep the love and forget the wrath.