Voices
Arts & Culture Poem
February 10, 2017

Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows (Lk 12:7).
                            

Denise Alexander and Madison Craig put the finishing touches on an Advent wreath at the Shrine of St. Anthony in Ellicott City, Md., Nov. 30.
November 24, 2015
During Advent a few years ago, I composed meditations each morning on the day’s scriptural readings as I experienced the season. This Advent journal was my experiment, my practice as a writer and a seeker, to anchor myself before each day pulled me in all its directions. I began with Scripture
Poem
November 04, 2015
Then the Lord stretched out His hand and touched my mouth…Jer 1:9 render menull & voicemay I not befallen noise listener up theretune your air& liquid tonguelet your unsung devouring mouthgive birthto these wordslavish & ludicrous an unwalled museuma windowed m
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November 04, 2015
In our global digital age, what can poetry and the arts do?
Poem
November 04, 2015
O unnamed & only son too soonslipped from tender clutchof unripe body from cursed branchI will hang what’s left of youuntil you bloom into bone unnamed & onlyaviary of ribcageI will play what is reft from me & cradle the holewhat is singing
Poem
April 17, 2006
So easy to mistake him for the crucifier,