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Death of a Patient

FJ Poetry: “I heard the news on a snowy day…”

Geoff Knowlton lives in聽Princeton, Mass.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Poetry
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Making my Bed

FJ Poetry: “I unfolded the map of the pillowcase…” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online library of Quaker聽information: every聽Friends […]

Bob Elmendorf lives in聽Malden Bridge, N.Y.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Poetry
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Laundry

FJ Poetry: “Folding fitted sheets / is an origami of / the linen closet.”

Alane Cameron Miles lives in Richmond, Va.


Posted in: Poetry, Race and Anti-Racism
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A Persuasive Chill

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

Henry Taylor lives in聽Santa Fe, N.M.


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Wallops Island Celestial Meeting

FJ Poetry: “Wallops Island morning launch…”

George Eastburn lives in聽Glenside, Pa.


Posted in: February 2017, Poetry
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Where is Your Brother?

FJ Poetry: “She watched him die again and again, again and again all night on the all-night news…” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access […]

Dudley Warman lives in聽Bedford, Bedfordshire,聽United Kingdom


Posted in: February 2017, Poetry
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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聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online library of Quaker聽information: every聽Friends […]

Jane Blanchard lives in聽Augusta, Ga.


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Home Communion

FJ Poetry: Somewhere in Amish country鈥擸ork, perhaps鈥攁 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聽year of聽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聽Pawcatuck, Conn.


Posted in: Giving and Philanthropy, Poetry
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