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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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Blessing

FJ Poetry: To have lived some of my lifetime / consonant with great souls…

Ken Gibble lives in Camp Hill, Pa.

Posted in: Humor in Religion, Poetry
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After a Quote by William Penn

FJ Poetry: “Have you ever / met somebody / who carries silence / with them…”

Maggie Hess lives in Bristol, Tenn.

Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Poetry
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Most Evenings

FJ Poetry: “The road continues up the hill / paved, winding through hot trees…”

Nathan Lipps lives in Ludington, Mich.

Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Poetry
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Court Watch

FJ Poetry: “All rise!” / Judge enters the court, robe trailing / Eyes downcast

Helen Fox lives in Bokeelia, Fla.

Posted in: February 2019, Poetry
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Sonnet for George Fox’s Margaret

FJ Poetry: I see you there in the new snow / Barefoot, afire with the Lord,

Jane Yolen lives in Hatfield, Mass.

Posted in: Poetry, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Holy Night, Holy Light

FJ Poetry: It was a nocturnal birth / Without darkness.

Ken Gibble lives in Camp Hill, Pa.

Posted in: Poetry, Quakers and Christianity
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