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Poetry, with its impossible-seeming combination of soft lens and precision, brings to our awareness that which might otherwise go unnoticed and unappreciated. May these poems open your heart to the nuance and opportunity of each moment.

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A person swimming through ripples in royal blue water.

wherever you are

by Maya Stein
Wherever you are, be there. Take up space. Occupy the full dimension. Unfold the map of…
Closeup of pink buds on a Thanksgiving cactus

The Thanksgiving Cactus

by Nathan Spoon
Here in a chair in a cozy corner of this room, under the glow of a lamp, with…
A bright break in dark clouds.


by James Crews
The common understanding of the word “gratitude” simply does not convey the magnitude of gratefulness and…
A trio of deer in a field of tall wispy grasses, backlit by the golden light of the late afternoon sun.

To See New

by Carolyn Chilton Casas
Wherever we look,the chance for wonder. From my desk, I spytwo white-spotted, spindly-leggedfawns frolicking under the…


by Brad Aaron Modlin
in the room of bellies and receding hairlines and big feet,in the room of wrinkles…
A dirt path winding along a grassy hillside as dusk emerges with stars overhead. The path is bordered on the right hand side by a wooden fence.

For Those Who Have Far to Travel

by Jan Richardson
A Blessing for Epiphany If you could see the journey whole you might never undertake…
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