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Timothy Tarkelly’s Squirrel Quiche Recipe
Tarkelly’s article, “Allowable Diversions: A Friend Explores the Morality of Hunting,” appeared in the August 2023 issue of Friends Journal.…
Hoeing an Apple Tree
To hoe, not only to protect fruit / but this toddler apple tree’s future
Light brighter than the sun / pierced the midsummer night. / Thunder on the mountain.
Stone Egg in Aerie
At the edge of twisted pine and spruce woods, / we found a trail sign, / “Hunter’s Cove .5 mi.”
J. de Richemond
Black and White
"every morning I slip robes onto outstretched arms..."
“God is everywhere but He is losing.”—Margaret Atwood
"When I biked up the hills / to your house, I saw you / planting bulbs in your yard..."
If You Can’t Love an Ordinary Bird
"If you can’t love an ordinary bird, / a cardinal, for example, on a branch..."
Old Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
"What's left of George Fox / is somewhere nearby..."
Nona and the Polenta
—For Ian, Sadie, April: your great-grandmother’s story Lombardia was a banquet before the Germans carvedthe green hills with their black…
Bearing False Witness
Sometimes people aren't who they seem.
Why I Got Arrested at the Border
A walk along the beach—and an interfaith plea for the soul of a nation.
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