Poetry & Presence: Spring

Poetry & Presence: Spring

Spring Carol Steel Snow pulls your cedar fence apart, pushes it slant. Crossbars slump into symbols for “less than.” Winter loosens its hold, sinks into flood, rushes the downward slope to the river. A red ribbon rides the melt, dangles on the lip of the...
It Belonged

It Belonged

Here is a poem written by my friend, Linda Foy. Linda is a Quaker and lives in Sackville, New Brunswick. As you read receive words that open your heart. It belonged All the wooden rails in the new fence were straight, save one. That one had the most impressive and...
Poetry & Prayer: Waiting

Poetry & Prayer: Waiting

As we lean into autumn and leaves let go, let go, let go, may these words from Macrina Wiederkehr stir in you. “And then, the sacrament of waiting began. The sunrise and sunset watched with tenderness. Clothing her with silhouettes they kept her hope...
Poetry & Prayer: The Eighth Day

Poetry & Prayer: The Eighth Day

Welcome to Poetry & Prayer: The Eighth Day You might want to read the Introductory Post to this Prayer Bench series. Poetry and Prayer will be a continuing category at the Prayer Bench. This is the last post giving particular presence to the meeting of the General...
Poetry & Prayer: Day 7

Poetry & Prayer: Day 7

Welcome to Poetry & Prayer: Day Seven You might want to read the Introductory Post to this Prayer Bench series. Poetry and Prayer will be a continuing category at the Prayer Bench but for these days give particular presence to the meeting of the General Council of...
Poetry & Prayer: Day 6

Poetry & Prayer: Day 6

Welcome to Poetry & Prayer: Day Six You might want to read the Introductory Post to this Prayer Bench series. Poetry and Prayer will be a continuing category at the Prayer Bench but for these drays give particular presence to the meeting of the General Council of...
Poetry & Presence: Day 5

Poetry & Presence: Day 5

Welcome to Poetry & Prayer: Day Five You might want to read the Introductory Post to this Prayer Bench series. Poetry and Prayer will be a continuing category at the Prayer Bench but for eight days give particular presence to the meeting of the General Council of...
Poetry & Presence: Day 4

Poetry & Presence: Day 4

Welcome to Poetry & Prayer: Day Four You might want to read the Introductory Post to this Prayer Bench series. Poetry and Prayer will be a continuing category at the Prayer Bench but for eight days give particular presence to the meeting of the General Council of...
Poetry & Prayer: Day 3

Poetry & Prayer: Day 3

Welcome to Poetry & Prayer: Day Three You might want to read the Introductory Post to this Prayer Bench series. Poetry and Prayer will be a continuing category at the Prayer Bench but for eight days give particular presence to the meeting of the General Council of...
Poetry & Prayer: Day 2

Poetry & Prayer: Day 2

Welcome to Poetry & Prayer: Day Two You might want to read the Introductory Post to this Prayer Bench series. Poetry and Prayer will be a continuing category at the Prayer Bench but for eight days we give particular presence to the meeting of the General Council...