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Quaker Silence in Community

FJ Poetry: “Our own voices now still…”

Pat Meehan lives in Swannanoa, N.C.

Posted in: Friends in Africa, Poetry
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Spelunking: What My Father Taught Me About the Light

FJ Poetry: “For Christopher, July 1933–May 2019…”

Geoff Knowlton lives in Princeton, Mass.

Posted in: Friends in Africa, Poetry
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Sabbath

FJ Poetry: “Spent the day preparing the way…”

Jessie Brown lives in Arlington, Mass.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2019
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Ancestry

FJ Poetry: “Three sisters sitting outside…”

Anna Murphey lives in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2019
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At That Time

FJ Poetry: “We had a swing on the porch / that would catch the breeze…”

James Littwin lives in Chicago, Ill.

Posted in: Poetry, QuakerSpeak at Five
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Your Gift

FJ Poetry: “Each day / I wake to / is a gift…”

Mary Timberlake lives in Princeton, N.J.

Posted in: Poetry, QuakerSpeak at Five
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Aspect of Loss

FJ Poetry: “Can it be that after a while / When love goes on but the beloved has gone…”

Karie Firoozmand lives in Timonium, Md.

Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Poetry
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Turkey Vultures

FJ Poetry: “If someone gets up with the birds, they do notget up with the turkey vultures who sleep late…”

Charles Weld lives in Moravia, N.Y.

Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Poetry
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Always the Challenge to Be Patient

FJ Poetry: “Parking in the lot at work / early in the morning sun”

Charles Bunner lives in Richmond, Ind.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Poetry
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I Have Learned

FJ Poetry: All these months I have made progress…

Marion Goldstein lives in Cedar Grove, N.J.

Posted in: Humor in Religion, Poetry
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