Viśvakarmān – a poem by Tim Miller

Viśvakarmān Who was there when Viśvakarmān whittled out the landscape, laid out the earth and took the one tree and carved the rounded sky from it? Who watched him sweating and sawing as he hewed words and rituals and molded time, thought, sacrifice? Covered in mouths, eyes, feet and arms, father to the sun, thatContinue reading “Viśvakarmān – a poem by Tim Miller”

Mr Cassian’s 51st Dream – a poem by Tim Miller

Mr Cassian’s 51st Dream I watch from the woods as he disperses not seeds but metals and stone and some coins, scattering them far over the spring earth from the satchel slung over his shoulder. And I stay to watch spring come and I see bodies there, growing up out of the ground, nourished byContinue reading “Mr Cassian’s 51st Dream – a poem by Tim Miller”

Mr Cassian’s 54th Dream – a poem by Tim Miller

Mr Cassian’s 54th Dream The sun is the sum of blackness and glass when it sets to plough its face through the earth down beyond the water and towards the core. The sun is the sum of orange and of red when it rises up from underground polished and burnished by the ocean’s hiss. ThereContinue reading “Mr Cassian’s 54th Dream – a poem by Tim Miller”

Review: Bone Antler Stone by Tim Miller

Bone Antler Stone by Tim Miller: High Window Press, 80pp ISBN 9780244009595 The scope of this collection is extraordinary, and the depth of research admirable. But Tim Miller’s poetry wears its learning well enough to draw in a non specialist reader. Prehistory is a gift to the poet in that it can offer the mysterious,Continue reading “Review: Bone Antler Stone by Tim Miller”

Risking the Sacred – an essay by Tim Miller

RISKING THE SACRED Many years ago now, while living in California, I was sitting in a mostly-empty university library, surprised to find a literary manifesto in a fairly prominent US magazine. Seeing almost immediately that it was just a lot of posturing and attitude, I gave up. Turning, I saw that behind me on aContinue reading “Risking the Sacred – an essay by Tim Miller”

Contributors 2023

J.S. Absher ( ) is a poet and independent scholar. His fourth book of poetry, Skating Rough Ground, was published by Kelsay Books in 2022. His work has won awards from the NC Poetry Society, BYU Studies Quarterly, and the journal Dialogue, and has been nominated for three Pushcart prizes. Prayer Valerie Bacharach’s writing has appeared or will appear in:VoxContinue reading “Contributors 2023”

Contributors 2019

Kolawole Samuel Adebayo is an old soul in a young Nigerian body whose poems seek to awaken the human consciousness. His poems have appeared or forthcoming in Glass Poetry, Button Poetry, Burning House Press, Anti-Heroin Chic Magazine, Eunoia Review, PRAXIS Magazine, Mojave Heart Review, Tuck Magazine, WRR, BPPC anthology, and elsewhere. He likes to connectContinue reading “Contributors 2019”