“Peace on earth” (Submission Guidelines) Remember with us, those who were shot down in their synagogue last Saturday. Reflect with us on the pain that hatred brings. Learn with us how to cry out as the Psalmist did: “We fall crushed to the ground; we lie defeated in the dust. Come to our aid! BecauseContinue reading “Submission Guidelines (Christian Literary Review)”
Thank-you, guy in the Buick, for whistling at me When I accidentally made eye contact, Because I had to twist around and look at the traffic signal behind me Because the one across the street was broken, But that doesn’t matter. What matters is that I made the mistake of Looking your way while youContinue reading “Even I didn’t realize it”
My mom (Kae from Buckets on a Barefoot Beach) and I are delighted to release the third issue of Jordan Journal. You can read the journal at the above link. We’re always looking for contributors! For more information about Jordan Journal, visit us on Facebook.
A few weeks ago, new poet Ashley Marie did a chapbook giveaway to the first ten commenters on her Instagram post. I nabbed one of those copies, and have enjoyed reading through it. Ashley and I attended college together at Biola University, and she’s begun publishing her work, as of late. Ashley Marie’s collection, TruthsContinue reading “Truths and Lullabies (Poetry Book Review)”
As some of you may know, I coedit a literary journal with my mom Kae of Buckets on a Barefoot Beach. Jordan Journal is a Christian publisher that welcomes a diverse array of Christian voices. We’re currently seeking poetry and photography submissions for our next theme, “Passing Over.” We’re excited to accept submissions for our upcomingContinue reading “Now Accepting Submissions (Jordan Journal) “
I go and prepare a place for you. Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land I will show you Can a mother forget the baby at her breast? Though she forget, I will not forget you. Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land not theirContinue reading “Kindred”
We are so pleased to announce the release of the second issue of Jordan Journal, a Christian literary collective for poets and photographers! 🙂 Not Enough (Jordan Journal Issue 2) Special thanks to Diana Good for contributing. Read the full issue here, and feel free to follow Jordan Journal on Facebook.
Then side by side their steps align within this earthy tango, Their roots entwine Their offshoots mingle Within this arid tangle. Though nurtured together, Young ‘mary and lavender Sip sweetly, separate scents To each his own (the saying goes) With each its spriggish bent These neighborly herbs grow up and diverge From common ground, yetContinue reading “Concerning their Upbringing “
Precious child, come hear the song I have been singing to you all along Photo Credit: Pixabay
Distressed, I called You And You came near, telling me “Child, no need to fear!”