New Jersey poet Patrice Bavos offers a gracious praise poem of a spiritual place with her lovely "Sedona Prayer".
Christopher James – Cider, memories, and dreams
In the hushed lines of Christopher James' Cider, memories, and dreams, we are brought along with the narrator as he wanders an overgrown family orchard, remembers the past, and ponders the future.
Matthew Kohut – White Ash
A reflection at the end of winter on the cycles of death and renewal.
The Struggle of a Buddha’s Wife
The Buddha's abandonment of his wife is a thorny subject in a tradition that has generally promoted equality.
Tacey M. Atsitty – Anasazi
Atsitty's poem evokes the simultaneous absence and presence of ancestry, of unplanned, hurried, enforced departures and of what remains and endures.