Rooted

When you fell, you rejoiced at becoming new, but my roots cannot fill the crater you leave. You didn’t see how birds and beasts were...

Overpass

Synthetic smoke carried up over a concrete river, walking on the bridge overhead, recalling the taste of speed. Passing boats in passing...

Surviving History

Inspired by Tylor, Edward Burnett. “Chapter III: Survival in Culture.” In The Origins of Culture, 70–111. Harper & Brothers Publishers,...

Watercolor Dust

—fell asleep inside a sunlit room; when I woke, it was too dark to leave. —stood and walked, bleary eyed, felt my hand along the wall for...

Noonday

Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn, the justice of your...

The Valley of the Shadows

by Jennifer Schmitt Carnell To altar is need re-lented ashes to ashes control repented To altar the kneaded in coals risen then broken...

DANCE

By Ali Higginbotham “You’re going to get a lot of flack for that.” These words came from Minneapolis-based modern dance choreographer and...

GROW WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED

By André Nelson In my limited experience, there is no feeling so associated with the Holy Spirit as a lack of control. My approach, as an...

THE MELODY OF GRACE

By Stefanie Krueger At the end of the vision I re-entered into reality. I was still sitting in my church pew, now crying at a simple...