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So Far So Safe

FJ Poetry: “I thought I had a can of pineapple / but it’s only apricots / in the cabinet, apricots in syrup. Still, what wealth…”

E. K. Gordon lives in Cohoes, N.Y.


Posted in: Poetry, Quaker Lifestyles
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Into a Mystery

FJ Poetry: “At the start I must enter a tunnel…”

Kathleen Gunton lives in Orange, Calif.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Poetry
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jackson

Grace

FJ Poetry: “Thank you for the words my father spoke before he died.” 🔒 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 […]

Laura Jackson lives in Merion Station, Pa.


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Sunday Morning Whiteout

FJ Poetry: All night falling snow, a trackless silence…

Franchot Ballinger lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.


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Vigil

FJ Poetry: The hospice nurse was shaving his slack jaw when we arrived… 🔒 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 […]

Tina Schumann lives in Seattle, Wash.


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rabben

Voyagers

FJ poetry: “On the road south toward home / a chevron of geese crosses…” 🔒 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 […]

Linda Rabben lives in Takoma Park, Md.


Posted in: Conscience, Poetry
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Higher Order Thinking

FJ Poetry: “What if Eve, eyeing the / red lusciousness of the apple…

Katherine Murray lives in Indianapolis, Ind.


Posted in: Conscience, Poetry
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warman

Trust

FJ Poetry: “He has been instructed to take shelter under his mother’s cloak…”

Dudley Warman lives in Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom.


Posted in: Poetry, September 2017
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Morning Thoughts

FJ Poetry: “A songbird awakens /the morning just outside…” 🔒 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 […]

Betty Jamerson Reed lives in Brevard, N.C.


Posted in: Poetry, September 2017
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Seeing Truth

FJ Poetry: “It’s true, things stick…” 🔒 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 ever published, […]

Heather Heath Reed lives in Westport, Mass.


Posted in: Poetry, September 2017
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