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Chard deNiord: The Hand

a finger here, a knuckle
there, but never the hand al-
together, except in a vision
for which I’m loathe to take
any credit, even for a nail

May 30, 2021 · 2 Comments

Michael T. Young: The Gift

I’m rocked into fields
of a lyrical witness, history rolls over
glittering in sunlight

December 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Michael Simms: Love

When I was a child, my mother told me
God has many faces
And She reveals Herself
In many ways.

October 13, 2019 · 20 Comments

Carolyn Gregory: Surrounded by Atheists

For years, I listened to their prattle about secular humanism and “the big picture”,   listened to their arguments about how the holocaust certainly suggests that God had died or … Continue reading

November 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Charles W. Brice: Hitching Post

A hippie sings his heart out in front of Christ Church, Oxford, his voice out of tune with his out of tune guitar. Our guide, beer on his breath at … Continue reading

September 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Gerard Manley Hopkins: God’s Grandeur

The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

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