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Shadow and Light*

2016 Walk Award
By Susan Chase-Foster

On the anniversary of your death
I amble along our trail
above the bay where even in rain
we poked stones with our sticks… 103 more words



2016 Merit Award
By Rick Hermann

On the sidewalk outside the food coop, gray red-footed
pigeons dip their beaks, picking up crumbs from
gluten-free muffins with the speed and efficiency of… 182 more words


Lake of the Isles*

2016 Walk Award
By Sylvia Tag

My father teaches me how to dig up
earthworms and a proper j-stroke.
He’s wearing flannel not pinstripes,
sipping water not gin, and it is… 66 more words


August Book Club on Christianity & Race: "Divided by Faith" by Emerson & Smith

August’s Book

Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion & the Problem of Race in America
by Michael Emerson & Christian Smith

Last night’s book discussion went really well, and it makes me even more excited for this month’s meeting.

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"Her house"*

2016 Merit Award
By Jessica Bloom

My kids call this their house.
They are almost right.
But it is hers.

She brought her baby
home to this house… 71 more words


Philosophical Thresholds -podcast (KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds)

The second panel of KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds featured philosophical papers from Christian Smith, Sophie Battell and Jessica Chiba. Watch / listen to Christian Smith’s talk on a psychoanalytical reading of Coriolanus and Jessica Chiba discussing being and not-being in Shakespeare. 483 more words


Moral, Believing Animals

I haven’t been on here in a while.  Not because I haven’t wanted to, life has just gotten busy as it tends to do sometimes.  But that bothers me.   1,184 more words