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Nurtured and Sustained by the Mythos of the Mother: Tiffany Moss Singer’s “Flesh and Bone”

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Tiffany Moss Singer’s “Flesh and Bone” Post 28/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.)

Mormon Novelist Angela Hallstrom Reviews Fire in the Pasture

In volume 52.3 of BYU Studies, Angela Hallstrom shared 500 words (or so) on why Fire in the Pasture matters. Here’s what she concludes: Although the readership of poetry anthologies is not large, it is encouraging that Fire in the Pasture collects and preserves many of Mormonism’s most potent poetic voices from the early twenty-first century, making them available for… Read more »

Is There Deep Play in Heaven? Or, Rest Well, Brother Swenson, Rest Well

Anthology Poet Highlight 41/82: Paul Swenson, “Negative Space” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (My reading of “Negative Space”) On the afternoon of the first resurrection, I want to sit on my sister May’s bench and read her new poems. So, maybe, if you’re still around when I go under, I wonder—could you burn me, turn me into ash,… Read more »