• wdtprs.com | 2/1/2019 | View all posts by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf →
    Today is Candlemas Eve, and tomorrow is the Feast of the Purification, as it is traditionally called. It celebrates also the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple.
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  • www.believersmagazine.com | 1/1/2019 | Staff
    The scheme to rescue fallen man! That gave my soul a Hiding Place! Hiding - Place Too proud to seek a Hiding Place. Secure without a Hiding Place. Counsel But thus the eternal counsel ran: "Almighty...
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  • The Holy Kiss | 11/8/2018 | Staff
    I am the wind rushing by seeing all the world’s great pain. I am the land people make love upon that’s nurtured, war-torn, and raped. Sun - Energy I am the Sun dishonored whose radiant energy is...
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  • Good Letters | 10/12/2018 | Staff
    The compelling narrative of “Lord, Sky,” set during the time of an election, is also sheer poetry. The writer repeats diction (“light,” “sky,” “moon,” “grin”) and layers language (“heaven,”...
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  • Good Letters | 10/5/2018 | Staff
    My oldest daughter’s was gifted a butterfly garden for her 3rd birthday. We watched the six larvae plump up. Then each formed a chrysalis and after a few weeks all emerged as beautiful, painted lady...
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  • Good Letters | 9/28/2018 | Staff
    Like Emily Dickinson, Bray describes hope as thing with feathers, “an eastern phoebe.” Turning on sound and image, the poem “Bird on Knee” subtly shifts, inflecting new meaning.
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  • Good Letters | 9/14/2018 | Staff
    Spoiler alert: here is a poem that purports to describe a vision of heaven but ends up celebrating parental love. Actually, both are going on at once in this poem.
    712 views Les7799
  • Anxious Bench | 9/4/2018 | Staff
    And illuminate our minds with the light of hope. Rebolledo went so far as to call Lindbergh “prince of aviation,” but only after first proclaiming him “the poet of the air.
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  • CNET | 8/25/2018 | Andrew Hoyle
    Deck the Hoyles! Roses are red, violets are blue, Elon Musk likes poetry and so do Katie Collins and Richard Trenholm. We take a look at the Tesla founder's latest cryptic tweets in this brand new...
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  • Good Letters | 8/17/2018 | Staff
    Poet Anya Krugovoy Silver passed away on Monday, August 6, in Macon, Georgia, at forty-nine. Image was honored to print a number of her poems over the years, and we are all grieving this loss.
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  • spectrummagazine.org | 8/3/2018 | Staff
    What if creating our personal faith was like writing a poem? Not doggerel or a sentimental one-size-fits-all Hallmark card, but a creation of content, form, style — all of that welling up through...
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  • Good Letters | 7/20/2018 | Staff
    In examining her simple subject, Bohince expands the scope of an egg. The poem’s title, “The Egg of Anything” lets the egg become the root and symbol of large and small images: “sun and moon mixed,”...
    480 views Cocoa_Candy12
  • Good Letters | 7/13/2018 | Staff
    One of a writer’s greatest challenges is to create a short piece that is in no other way “small.” In 14 brief lines, Hailey Leithauser has succeeded in writing a poem that is simultaneously compact...
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  • Good Letters | 5/25/2018 | Staff
    Ashley Wong’s poem “Post-Miracle” begins with empathy for the hard-hearted: “I understand now how the disciples could touch thousands / of pieces of bread with their hands and still not get it…”...
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  • Good Letters | 5/18/2018 | Staff
    Lot’s wife, or what’s left of her, stands in the barren wilderness outside Sodom waiting to trip up any who would skip merrily through the Old Testament, seeing God only as creator, provider, and...
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  • Good Letters | 5/11/2018 | Staff
    It has been years since I read the Narnia books, but the phrase I remember from them is “Aslan is not a tame lion.” Aslan, the books’ figure of Christ, can be tender and merciful; but the children...
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  • Good Letters | 5/4/2018 | Staff
    We sang it, too. In 1961, Mr. D taught our fourth grade music class folk songs belonging to our American musical heritage. I still know all the tunes and most lyrics to “Shenandoah,” “Ol’ Dan...
    300 views Mkgirlz
  • Good Letters | 4/27/2018 | Staff
    This is the time of year when I anxiously wait for flowers to reappear. Our valley’s famous tulip fields that are now in full bloom, the show-stopping roses by the front door, and the dramatic yet...
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  • Good Letters | 4/13/2018 | Staff
    Moira Linehan’s powerful poem scarcely needs commentary; “The Sea Here, Teaching Me” becomes the experience it describes. Linehan turns familiar biblical images of comfort into images of desolation.
    512 views smnth28
  • Good Letters | 4/6/2018 | Staff
    Wakefield’s poem presents the metaphor of a peach as the speaker’s body: “I’ll let the sun singe the peach, / my flesh, luxurious, ruined.” The image of the body as a soft fruit blurs the boundaries...
    156 views chrismpotts
  • Good Letters | 4/5/2018 | Staff
    When I was a soccer-obsessed fifteen-year-old, I had no use for poetry. I endured my school hours like a crated dog, waiting to get out on the field. One afternoon in the library, I picked up a...
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  • Good Letters | 3/23/2018 | Staff
    If you write poetry, odds are you don’t expect your work to achieve acclaim like that of a Robert Frost or a Mary Oliver. You consider yourself most fortunate if, now and then, you find a publisher...
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