BY PAMELA AYO YETUNDE - A retelling of the Buddhist legend of Kisa Gotami, bereaved mother Keisha comes to a Buddhist Monastery for guidance.
Poet Liam Wholihan offers a lament for several different things in his complex "Elegy for a Virgin-Born Bonnethead Shark Pup".
Jewish chaplain Ethan Levin presents a powerful poetic interpretation of a biblical psalm with his "Midrash on Psalm 13".
In the wake of her new collection, Away, we reached out to poet Jenna Wysong Filbrun to find out more about her motivations and process.
Danielle Pieratti's 'Rubric for Burying a Hen' is a heartbreaking account of what it is to fail to sustain someone or something in our care.
Deborah Schwartz's "Brother" is a poem yearning and pleading for connection, amidst the background notes of time slipping ceaselessly by.
Regina Dilgen's exquisite "Meditation on Thomas Merton's Hermitage" imagines American monastic Thomas Merton worn by grief and inspired to write.
Pema Chödrön on what the Tibetan approach to living and dying can teach us about liberation in the present moment.
Chinese Nun Ziyong Chengru on the pain of parting and how to draw solace from the cyclical nature of time and landscape.
David Cravens' epic poem "American Zen" counts as one of the more ambitious works ever published in The Dewdrop.