Gently illuminating a story long important to civilization, poet Shanley McConnell grants readers a glimpse of Mary and the birth of her son.
"Permafrostedness Rising" is a tragic poem written from the perspective of native arctic people, detailing a world altered by climate change.
Melancholic and visceral, poet Nathaniel Grayson's "Some Distant Land" takes an unflinching look at faith, connection, and the places we find ourselves.
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.
BY KATE TAGAI - Love only needs an instant to unfurl, and no one knows this better than the mother of a child she only knew for a few days.
The mythology of failure, especially in love, is a frequent motif in Jack Gilbert's poetry.
BY EDWARD M COHEN I only write this down because it causes so much pain. It involves so much loss that in the moment, when I awake with no desire to rush for a pen, it’s hard to see the value in what is happening.
Iranian-born poet Rooja Mohassessy presents readers a work of luscious language, devotion, wonder, faith, and also disillusionment.
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...
Poet Cristina Legarda's tender poem "Mary" is written from the viewpoint of the mother of Jesus Christ, as she looks back with a heart full of love and sadness at moments with her divine child.