A conversation with Pamela Ayo Yetunde about spirituality, interconnectedness, and the need to foster understanding and compassion in today's world.
Jerrice J. Baptiste – Spicy Buddha
With Zen-like simplicity, poet Jerrice J. Baptiste invites us to a seat at her table with the delectable "Spicy Buddha".
Deborah Schwartz – Brother
Deborah Schwartz's "Brother" is a poem yearning and pleading for connection, amidst the background notes of time slipping ceaselessly by.
Mike Christie – Knock Knock Knock
A narrative of a woodpecker at work on a tree expands to the oneness of all things in Mike Christie's "Knock Knock Knock".
John Paul Caponigro – Test for Echo
John Paul Caponigro's "Test for Echo" is an ode to connection and communication in a world that feels as disconnected as ever.
Nicole Grace – One Note
Nicole Grace's "One Note" is a sensory exploration of contemplation, alive with natural and meditative imagery.
Xiaoly Li – Light Breaks the Barrier
In the quiet hush of morning, poet Xiaoly Li highlights connection and harmony among opposing forces, even while a storm looms in the near future.
Carolyn Decker – An Approximation
An Approximation, by Rhode Island scientist and poet Carolyn Decker, is an ode to the interconnectedness of everything and a clarion call for wisdom in a world of desires.
Marsha Warren Mittman – No Name
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.
BY ABIGAIL KING This is how it began: mornings, sitting outside on a stone bench, listening to the mockingbird. You exist. I exist.