Welcome Mat She said a poem’s title is a welcome mat, where all visitors wipe clean the world’s grime and gunk from their trackless soles and soul sludge. Gently knock . . . when the front door opens, who is she—silvery hair, veiny hands—who beckons you to enter?
Peter Venable has written sacred and secular verse for many decades. He has been published in Ancient Paths, Prairie Messenger, Time of Singing, American Vendantist, The Anglican Theological Review, The Christian Century, The Merton Seasonal, The Penwood Review, Ekstasis, Poems for Ephesians, The Windhover and forthcoming in Spiritus. His Jesus Through A Poet’s Lens is an eBook available at petervenable.com.