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Mormon Poetry Slam, Day 3: Ben Abbott Reads
“The Excommunicate” by Danny Nelson

"Stained Glass" from szeke [Pedro Szekely] on Flickr

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Contemplating the Sharpness of God’s Gaze: Marie Brian’s “Spindrift”

Anthology Poet Highlight 21/82: Marie Brian, “Spindrift“ When I first read “Spindrift,” it caught me off-guard. The first thing that struck me first about the poem is its (Emily) Dickinsonian style: seemingly random, mid-sentence capitalizations, the hyphens, the brevity. The tone, however, is a bit more hopeful, more reverent as the poet’s mind reaches through the sea spray, contemplating redemption,… Read more »