Poetry

Poetry

“People are hungry for truth, wisdom and beauty to help them cope with the challenges of being human, and poetry offers exactly that. A poem written by a stranger who was born 200 years ago, or 20 years ago, can articulate in a short space the promptings of our own private hearts.” —Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, author of Andalusian Hours and Love in the Time of Coronavirus

 

The Mystery of It All

The Mystery of It All

Paul Mariani

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Paul Mariani has spent fifty years writing poetry that celebrates the vibrant sacramentality of life in the twilight of Modernity, and writing the ...

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Astonishments

Astonishments

Anna Kamienska

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Kamienska came of age during the horrors of the Nazi occupation of Poland and lived under Communism. These experiences, as well as the sudden death...

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A Literary Set

A Literary Set

Paraclete Press

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Andalusian Hours

Andalusian Hours

Angela Alaimo O'Donnell

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Andalusian Hours: Poems from the Porch of Flannery O’Connor is a collection of 101 sonnets that channel the voice of celebrated fiction writer, Fla...

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Still Pilgrim

Still Pilgrim

Angela Alaimo O'Donnell

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“If rhyme and meter are, as Heaney said, the table manners of the language arts, then Angela Alaimo O’Donnell has set out a sumptuous feast, if not...

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The Province of Joy

The Province of Joy

Angela Alaimo O'Donnell

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“Like a beautiful quilt, Province of Joy is a deeply loving, imaginative work of art and faith.” –Elizabeth A. Johnson  This unique “Book of Hours...

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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Angela Alaimo O'Donnell

$19.00

These poems map a private pilgrimage to nowhere—from the chair to the couch, the couch to the chair. These poems also map a public pilgrimage throu...

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From Shade to Shine

From Shade to Shine

Jill Peláez Baumgaertner

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This collection of poems begins in the growing darkness of November, stretches through Advent and the seasons leading to Easter and to Pentecost, a...

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Finding the Sacred in the Mundane

Finding the Sacred in the Mundane

Paraclete Press

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Retail Price: $57 Special Price (with 30% discount): $40This giftable collection invites you into a new way of seeing and experiencing the sacred ...

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Flying Yellow

Flying Yellow

Suzanne Underwood Rhodes

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The poems in Flying Yellow cry out for the day just out of reach, the day which unaccountably may in a moment or a season let down a joyful light i...

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Exploring this Terrain

Exploring this Terrain

Margaret B. Ingraham

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Margaret B. Ingraham’s collection Exploring this Terrain bids the reader to join her in a journey of discovery. In a world in which speed is increa...

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Wing Over Wing

Wing Over Wing

Julie Cadwallader Staub

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Wing Over Wing clears a path in the midst of everyday life to reveal the holy—whether catching fireflies at night, waiting at a bus stop, or experi...

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Litany of Flights

Litany of Flights

Laura Reece Hogan

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Winner of the 2020 Paraclete Poetry Prize, Litany of Flights is a luminous examination of the journey of the soul, from moments of loss to moments ...

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Begin with a Question

Begin with a Question

Marjorie Maddox

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Winner of the 2023 Illumination Book Awards Winner of the 2022 International Book Awards Third Place 2023 Catholic Media Association's Book AwardsB...

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Almost Entirely

Almost Entirely

Jennifer Wallace

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Rooted in the grit of urban Baltimore and the forests of rural Massachusetts, these poems remind us that life’s tensions and polarities are energie...

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Raising the Sparks

Raising the Sparks

Jennifer Wallace

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Raising the Sparks, Jennifer Wallace’s sixth poetry collection, is inspired by the alignment of Christian and Judaic traditions. The idea of raisin...

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What Will Soon Take Place

What Will Soon Take Place

Tania Runyan

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What Will Soon Take Place is an imaginative journey through the book of Revelation. It offers a poet’s view of the prophetic, not in the sense of ...

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Pilgrim, You Find the Path by Walking

Pilgrim, You Find the Path by Walking

Jeanne Murray Walker

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Sonnets are familiar to us, but not relevant. What do they have to do with our fast-paced, tech-driven, ever-shrinking contemporary world? But what...

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Thérèse

Thérèse

Sarah Law

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In this collection, poet Sarah Law presents lucid, lyrical reflections on the much-loved saint, Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-97), whose life and writin...

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Cornered by the Dark

Cornered by the Dark

Harold J. Recinos

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“Cornered by the Dark is a triumph.” —Junot Díaz, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar WaoW. H. Auden, Jorge Luis Borges, Howard Thurman, Jul...

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A Book of Psalms

A Book of Psalms

Edward Clarke

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This collection of poems engages in new and animating ways with one of the profoundest texts of our past, the Book of Psalms. These poems are Clark...

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A School of Embodied Poetics

A School of Embodied Poetics

Scott Cairns

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Cairns has long insisted upon poetics that appreciate words as more than signs pointing to other matter, as more than names for things. He has insi...

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Poetry by Scott Cairns

Poetry by Scott Cairns

Scott Cairns

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Love's Immensity

Love's Immensity

Scott Cairns

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One of America's finest living poets has breathed new life into the early Christian mystics. From Saint Paul to Julian of Norwich, the original tex...

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Short Trip to the Edge

Short Trip to the Edge

Scott Cairns

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Poet and literature professor Scott Cairns ran headlong into his midlife crisis — a fairly common experience among men nearing the age of fifty—whi...

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Anaphora

Anaphora

Scott Cairns

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Anaphora, the repetition of a word or phrase, draws our attention in new ways to the repeated term, and can lead us to moments of epiphany. In Euch...

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Endless Life

Endless Life

Scott Cairns

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From Saint Paul to Julian of Norwich, Scott Cairns has lovingly examined, pressed for the revelation, and set in verse the most memorable, beautifu...

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Idiot Psalms

Idiot Psalms

Scott Cairns

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A new collection from one of our favorite poets. Fourteen “Idiot Psalms,” surrounded by dozens of other poems, make this his most challenging colle...

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The End of Suffering

The End of Suffering

Scott Cairns

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“The extreme greatness of Christianity lies in the fact that it does not seek a supernatural remedy for suffering, but a supernatural use for it.”...

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Slow Pilgrim

Slow Pilgrim

Scott Cairns

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Scott Cairns has carefully preserved every poem he’s ever published that he cares to preserve. He’s also added previously unpublished work, spannin...

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Communion of Saints

Communion of Saints

Susan L. Miller

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Excerpted in Image Magazine – No. 90 This collection of poems explores the saints of the church’s history and contemporary persons who embody somet...

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Amounting to Nothing

Amounting to Nothing

Paul Quenon, OCSO

$18.00

After 60 years at Gethsemani Abbey, Br. Paul follows up his recent memoir, In Praise of the Useless Life, with a poetic collection that shows how t...

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This Far

This Far

Kathleen O'Toole

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This collection offers a rich harvest taken from one season in the poet’s creative life. Like movements in a musical composition, these poems share...

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I Told My Soul to Sing

I Told My Soul to Sing

Kristin LeMay

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Many readers think that Emily Dickinson rejected religion and wanted nothing to do with God. And yet her poetry and life tell a deeper story. Looki...

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The Yearning Life

The Yearning Life

Regina Walton

$21.00

“These are meditative poems that seem to rise from a long and deep looking at life, in its most ordinary and familiar moments.  They invite us into...

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The Consequence of Moonlight

The Consequence of Moonlight

Sofia Starnes

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The act of writing poetry, for Sofia Starnes, is a “getting out of the way” so that a poem might occur, a poem that must itself become a place of ...

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