Lithuanian poet Lina Buividavičiūtė's prose poem "A Housewife's Opus Magnum" reveals a holiness discovered in simplicity and domesticity.
What is wisdom? How can what we know get in the way of true wisdom? How can we express wisdom in a chaotic and unpredictable world?
Marcy Rae Henry's poem glitters with awareness, gratitude, and release. Each stanza highlights a moment or image that is, in fact, a gift.
Christian Dillo on a contemporary Zen approach to awakening and what meaningful transformation actually looks like.
Christy's poem "Meditation" is a simple Zen-like offering, equating breathing with the tides, and also highlighting oneness and interconnection.
Nicole Grace's "One Note" is a sensory exploration of contemplation, alive with natural and meditative imagery.
With the quietude of the rising sun and melting snow, Kurtis Ebeling's "Snowmelt" serves as an ode to springtime and a requiem to winter.
Zen-like in its purposeful simplicity, poet Bradley Samore has made us something humble and wholesome with his poem, "After a Day of Others' Demands".
Like a steaming bowl of delicious flavors, Elisabeth Preston-Hsu's "Kitsune Udon" is a recipe of mythology, Zen simplicity, and storytelling.
Seemingly a lesson in simplicity and silence, Hiatt O'Connor's wonderful poem Waiting for Gravity is, in fact, a work of layers.