Poetry

Poem | Par Rum Pum Pum Pum

The time I’ve spent with asses was well spent / and taught me reticence, humility, / and reverence for their meditative lives; whereas...

Poem | Rilkean Dream

I dreamed of myself as a light following / A greater series of lights, in a particular / Pattern of circles— // A veritable sense of a spiritual...

Poem | On Nature

I, too, see God adumbrations, I, too, write / a book on love. Who, here, appears, to touch the skin. / Hundreds of thousands of square miles of lost...

Poem | We Lived

We lived in the long intolerable called God. / We seemed happy. // I don’t mean content I mean heroin happy, / donkey dentures...

Poem | Comfort & Justice

She is casting into the rafters dark rainbows / Prisms in wood—the gauzy wings glitter over moon / Through your radiant—very radiant need.

Poem | Picking Blackberries at Jubilee

What delight goes undisguised? / In the secret shade, looking up into it, / A gasping coolness startles.

Poem | A Life

Her sixteenth birthday party is tonight. / In the next room, the Lord lets there be light. ...

Two Poems | The Mowers & The Cricket

The mowers are at work on the hillside, / cutting brush with string trimmers and chattering saws, / and a haze of dust rises up around/ the crew as they labor...

Poem | Song Of Songs

eden’s echo is delight / when lover and beloved sing their pleasure ...

‘When a Deeper Need Enters’

There are no political neutrals—not even among churchmen or poets. Two Irish poets help illustrate this point: William Butler Yeats and Seamus Heaney.

Poem | The Migratory Birds

Fearless and warm, we stayed until / A new time swept around the hill.

Prayer & Memories Mercies | Two Poems

But there were / I swear / days veined with grace // like a lucky / rock / ripping / electrically over // whatever water / there was—
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Book Reviews

Moral Agents

April 20, 2015 | 0 comments

Borrowed Voices

January 13, 2014 | 0 comments

Goaded by Doubt

September 2, 2013 | 1 comment

Songs of Himself

September 21, 2009 | 0 comments