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Myles

Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness

FJ Poetry: Sometimes the wind comes from the bay / and it carries me to the Thames. But rarely. / […]

Anne Myles lives in Waterloo, Iowa.


Posted in: Poetry, September 2018
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townsend

It’s What I Do

FJ Poetry: Oh God, I tend to grasp…

Leslie Smith Townsend lives in Louisville, Ky.


Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Poetry
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goldstein

Innocence Lost

FJ Poetry: Talk of an unhinged jaw sent me plummeting… 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ […]

Marion Goldstein lives in Cedar Grove, N.J.


Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Poetry
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macintosh

Ebb Tide

FJ Poetry: “The lake / in my dream / was not the healing one…” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in […]

Joan MacIntosh lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Poetry
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churchill

A Visitor

FJ Poetry: “I had no appointment. / Asked to wait half an hour, / I left the office and walked […]

Marilyn Churchill lives in Ann Arbor, Mich.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Poetry
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jackson

Respite

FJ Poetry: A woman walks a field of chores / toward a gate too narrow

Karen Luke Jackson lives in Hendersonville, N.C.


Posted in: Poetry, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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williams

Spilling Claret

FJ Poetry: The perfect vintage had aged thirty-three years / and was poured into the cup of the world. 🔒 […]

Kendrick E. Williams lives in Glendora, Calif.


Posted in: Poetry, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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knowlton

A Day of Waiting

FJ Poetry: “Holy Saturday waits / Like a patch of dirt in the lawn / Nothing happening / But shoots, then […]

Geoff Knowlton lives in Princeton, Mass.


Posted in: Healing, Poetry
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fosss

Passages

FJ Poetry: Perhaps my death will be like Dad’s… 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

Marsha Foss lives in Saint Paul, Minn.


Posted in: Healing, Poetry
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baskin1

how to be home

FJ Poetry: “site on a wooden stool / naked as an orphan”

Amy Baskin lives in Portland, Ore.


Posted in: Poetry, Quakers and the Holy Land
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