In her poem "Choreography", interfaith chaplain Rebecca Doverspike dances from wind, pines, and leaves, to the mental workings of an elderly patient.
Samantha Imperi's powerful tragic poem "To my child, on God" muses God as a feminine force, forced to birth a universe she doesn't want.
In her poem "Body of Work", Kimberly Phinney laments the distance which has been imposed between us and our earth, spiritually and tangibly.
Marcy Rae Henry's poem glitters with awareness, gratitude, and release. Each stanza highlights a moment or image that is, in fact, a gift.
A short poignantly simple piece, Seth Josephson's "In the Future" imagines a distant future without humanity or civilization.
New York City poet Rose DeMaris has given readers a work a elegance and solitude, at times desolate, at times sensuous, at times hopeful and verdant, and at times lonely and self-sufficient.
Iowa poet Laura Johnson's "To the Daughter I Never Had" is a heart-rending work of what could have been, of loss, absence, and missed opportunities.
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.