In Kathryn Weld's "Is the Sun Conscious", readers are presented with a feminine and motherly sun, and the desolation of her absence.
Katie Jones – Morning
A fresh, new, and powerful voice in poetry, Katie Jones offers a morning poem, awakening on a very human world desperately imposing itself on natural orders.
Adrienne Rich – The Corpse-Plant
The corpse-plant's soft and scaly appearance and its drooping head give it a ghostly, deathly air in Adrienne Rich's poem.
Blinded by the Sun – St Teresa of Avila
Saint Teresa of Avila was a 16th century Spanish mystic who experienced visions and raptures throughout her life and who emphasized the importance of continuing contemplative, intimate prayer. In this excerpt from her autobiography, she contrasts material wealth with spiritual riches and uses the metaphor of the shining sun as the source that illuminates that… Continue reading Blinded by the Sun – St Teresa of Avila