Poetry Posts are a bi-monthly email of new poems by Phyllis Stowell with the intention of carrying on a poetic dialogue. Individuals who wish to respond are invited to send to me a quote, a lyrical paragraph or a poem of their own. If appropriate, I will post this response in the GUEST folder. If individuals prefer to write something personal not for the GUEST folder, I will respond by email. Posts will be archived for a limited period of time.
About some compensating subtle change the aging speaker and I agree Asked he named it forgivingness The word surrender came to me surrender to the stumbles the avalanche of errors the worn-thin entrance ticket lost [...]
He doesn't meditate on a rock by the river praying for the power to save himself has no sense of jeopardy Prophetic vision doesn't perturb him given his ability to go on eating snug in [...]
How to begin but at the end after rising too early roaming the house replacing whatever in dreamtime was displaced an empty water glass a book splayed open on its spine an aperture to the [...]
Mary mother of James Salome and Mary Magdalene looking down into the chamber where the body had lain saw two angels or one whose countenance was like lightning or Magdalene alone weeping outside the ravaged [...]