Category: Poetry

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Guest Post: Still

by N. Christensen We still love you, they said. Even though your countenance is dark We’re so sad for you. Was it pride or sin or did you choose offense? But we can still...

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Singing Redeeming Love

I wrote this poem a few years ago at a very tumultuous point in my relationship with the church. With Mother’s Day coming up I have reflected again on how meaningful building a relationship...

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Baptism, Buddha, and Eternal Bonds

My oldest child was baptized a year ago. It was a decision I struggled with the year leading up to the occasion. Having been “Mormon” in every sense of the cultural word my whole...

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One eternal round.

by LMA December 2019 There are two poems in “I Gave Her a Name” that I often think of. The first is called “Lost” and describes some of the precious things Heavenly Mother has...

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Taking off my coat and shoes.

by LMA November 2019 Coat and shoes.  There is a part inside of me that wears a coat and shoes  all day, every day. She stands at the ready. To work. To achieve. To...