Seemingly a lesson in simplicity and silence, Hiatt O'Connor's wonderful poem Waiting for Gravity is, in fact, a work of layers.
Suzanne Eaton – windchimes
Suzanne Eaton's windchimes is a meditative discourse on wind and sound, and the tranquility and openness manifested by the simple act of stillness.
Rebecca Ramsden – Be Thou My Vision
In Be Thou My Vision, Rebecca Ramsden reminds us that poetry and holiness can be found anywhere, and in anybody.
Kelly Joslyn – Before the Hunt
Kelly Joslyn's quiet and simple poem Before the Hunt is a childhood reminiscence of her father. The child's early-morning attentiveness to her father extends to the dim lighting and the smell of the tangerine, like looking at an old Polaroid of something from childhood.
Pablo Neruda – Keeping Quiet
'Let's stop for one second,' wrote Pablo Neruda in a poetic manifesto for the very personal and very political act of doing nothing. He imagined the world stopping to catch its breath for a moment, and the 'sudden strangeness' that would emerge.