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After the Marathon Bombing

FJ Poetry: What shall we do with the stillness, do with the hate and the pity?

Lisa DeSiro lives in Cambridge, Mass.


Posted in: Poetry, Quakers in the Workplace
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Vigil

FJ poetry: Explaining all of what could happen when… 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends […]

Jane Blanchard lives in Augusta, Ga.


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Home Communion

FJ Poetry: Somewhere in Amish country—York, perhaps—a chalice and patter of local clay glazed in soft Loden green. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access […]

David Black lives in Louisa, Va.


Posted in: Giving and Philanthropy, Poetry
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May I See

FJ Poetry: Lord, cure me of my blindness, / My short sightedness.

Andrea Carey lives in Pawcatuck, Conn.


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Walnut Tree

FJ Poetry: I grew up in a bean-soup house, with cornbread breath… 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library […]

Carol Wills lives in Durham, N.C.


Posted in: Poetry, Quakers and Social Media
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House Concert

FJ Poetry: Back then we were beautiful…

Robin Bradford lives in Austin, Texas


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Heart Like a Mountain

FJ Poetry: “My grandmother had a heart like a mountain.”

Carol Wills lives in Durham, N.C.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Poetry
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Retirement Community

FJ Poetry: “The bridge over waning years is crease with toil” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of […]

Sunshine F. Branner lives in Alexandria, Va.


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Knock or Not

FJ Poetry: Knock and it will open…

Alice Carlton lives in Chapel Hill, N.C.


Posted in: Poetry, September 2016
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Luke 10:38-42

FJ Poetry: What to do with her hands?.. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal […]

Jo Steigerwald lives in Cleveland, Ohio


Posted in: Poetry, September 2016
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