Why memorize a poem? What do race, #ChurchToo, and embodiment have to do with poetry? I explore all of those questions, and more, in this hot-off-the-press book review.
A time-sensitive invitation and gift, in the form of a star word.
How I'm finding God's beauty this year when so many Advent practices are off limits.
A poem in response to a new pandemic challenge: to write from the perspective of a familiar household object.
Poems (and psalms) alone are not sufficient to address injustice. But they can be a first step in the right direction.
A discussion about the poetry scene in Malaysia, as well as poetry's role in activism, mental health, and faith.
Hint: it has something to do with the prophetic voice, wonder, and fire pits.
A found poem created from cut up magazine words/phrases.
My recent enchantment with the long poetic tradition surrounding the Jewish holidays Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Veneta Masson discusses how nursing turned her into a poet, as well as the medical community's increased interest in poetry.