Colorado poet and outdoorsman David Anthony Martin reminds us of the inevitability of life and tomorrows with his poem "The After".
To be filled with gratitude for life and experience in its entirety--that is the meaning conveyed in B.R. Wilder's poem "Oh Mother, do not give me bliss".
The mystical teachings of trees are beautifully expressed in Ursula K. Le Guin's poem, Kinship, in which she explores our own primal origins.
BY JENNIFER CHRISTGAU AQUINO When the fall the sky turned orange from fire, and a pandemic roared, and the children lay in bed all day, and cancer took residence in your armpits, you found a bear in your basement.
BY ELANA MARGOT SANTANA Yesterday I found a salamander resting or dying in my garden. Translucent blood red skin with yellow speckles, big black bulging eyes...
In her beautiful poem Bhakti, Vanessa Able gives life and imagery to action--specifically the action of the devotional philosophy of Bhakti yoga, which is focused on the love for a personal deity.
Martine van Bijlert's poem, this life we built, is a snapshot of domesticity and contentment, but with a tense uncertainty of the future.
Poet Derek Furr has given readers something truly beautiful with his poem The Meadow, an idyllic narrative and a parable that both questions whether this life is enough and also gives us the answer.
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.
Maggie Smith's beautiful and poignant poem about the how to parent and teach beauty to our children.