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Poems for the Cruelest Month

All of the intensity and unpredictability of this season, the surges of hope and terror, the stirring of memory and desire—word images, symbols, and sounds arranged in rhythm, engaged in elegy and mystery may be our best bet for helping us hold it all.

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Five-Foot, Fifty-Dollar Green Beauty

The sight of your friends’ faces illuminated by hot light, standing in a circle as flames leap into the air, as needles crackle and burst, as sparks fly, this image will stay with you. This moment feels holy.

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How We Are Holding

I keep turning to trees these dead-of-February, unending pandemic days.

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Praying with Refugees

A sermon preached at Trinity on the Green, August 23, 2015

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Evidence of Your Journey

From our new e-book,Oh God Oh God Oh God: Essays on Sex and Religion, available now!

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News Roundup: God is Woman

On Christmas, a shirtless member of the group Femen, Yana Zhdanova, took the baby Jesus from the St. Peter’s Square nativity scene and shouted “God is woman!” before a guard grabbed her and “covered her chest with his cloak.” Vatican: you should know more than anyone (after 2,000 years in the creche biz) that, where…

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Leaves of Ash

You forget and then remember: you’re dying.