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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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A Chore Worth Doing

FJ Poetry: Day’s end, most chores done, some chores not.

Bear Jack Gebhardt lives in Fort Collins, Colo.

Posted in: Poetry, Quakers and Christianity
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Communion

FJ Poetry: “Mean cheese bread / snuggly sandwiched into bags”

Nancy L. Bieber lives in Millersville, Pa.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Poetry
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If I Had Grown In Some Generous Place

FJ Poetry: “If I had grown in some generous place—”

Kat Griffith lives in Ripon, Wisc.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Poetry
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Grace Kyoko Noda

Noda—Grace Kyoko Noda, 98, on March 14, 2018, at her home in Davis, Calif., peacefully. Grace was born on January […]

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