Never letting go (of religious programming), or Agnostic lament – a poem by Claire Sexton

Never letting go (of religious programming), or Agnostic lament Despite my default atheism, I still find myself stubbornly wanting to give into the urge to spell the word Heaven with an upper case H. To clasp my hands in undulating prayer, at the dinner table or just before I sleep. To contemplate the afterlife and […]

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Keeping Thyme – a poem by Jane Angué

Keeping Thyme We are gone now. No second yesterday. Spring sun runs, melting fast into summer. Copper butterflies jig then lilt away, leaving petals, frail blue wings, in tatters. Breezes brush a sword lily’s unsheathed head; through bows and shudders, shifting thoughts unread when streams plaited woods splashed in rain. Wrapped in holm oak’s dusty […]

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liturgy – a poem by Henry Brown

liturgy beating of wings, sky widens in iris ears perk goosebump pent-up, is it sighing or singing? wondering wave of prayer to the streetlamps from below, where the life is orange! broke motion, still-life, …too many fruits. ……………silver plate.   Henry Brown is a student/activist from Austin, Texas currently involved with the Democratic Socialists of […]

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