Ellen Girarardeau Kempler's "Jet Lag" places us in the rugged Arizona desert and takes us back into the furthest expanses of geologic time.
Massachusetts poet Sheila Lynch-Benttinen's "Equations" is a work of heavy content, juxtaposed with simple elegance and sparseness.
Jenna Wysong Filbrun reminds us that we have so much to learn from the natural world, with her poem "Aspiration".
Deborah Schwartz's "Brother" is a poem yearning and pleading for connection, amidst the background notes of time slipping ceaselessly by.
The Dewdrop's first Featured Poem of 2023, is an offering from poet Emily Fernandez. It serves as a perfect introduction to the year.
Penned while he sat by the Nile River, Nadir Feroz's "Doused" carries the themes of time, eternity, light, and mortality in its currents.
In her poem "Choreography", interfaith chaplain Rebecca Doverspike dances from wind, pines, and leaves, to the mental workings of an elderly patient.
In her poem "Body of Work", Kimberly Phinney laments the distance which has been imposed between us and our earth, spiritually and tangibly.
In Hirshfield's poem, calamity turns to calmness when things turn into themselves, a principle that goes to the heart of transformative practice.
Robert Frost's sad and somber poem reads like a reminiscence told by a survivor of a period of bleakness so deep that it was something to be hidden