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"You can’t not have poetry if you want to have a whole human being."


What is the value of poetry in such a brutal world?


You’d have to ask that about all the arts. They lift everyone up.

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Fanny Howe

there is
no morning

only the end of night
the dull gold
of transforming suffering:

—  Fanny Howe, from “The Angels,” Poetry (April 1973)


Catholic Lesbian Author Describes the Beauty of Incarnational Faith and Love

By Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry, October 7, 2016

Catholic writer Kaya Oakes has done a wonderful service to the readers of U.S. Catholic in her… 908 more words


Multiversic takes on 9/11

Despite its being the fifteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks Sunday, I had decided to, here, pass over the event in silence. Then, The Griffin Trust website… 225 more words

The Brouillon


The prompt of questioning, and recent reading on ethics, have led me to pose for myself a framework for poems that walk between the abstract (ideas, values, philosophies) and the more concrete, pragmatic phenomena in my life (ethics, gardens, weeds, human beings). 453 more words