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This list includes every page or product from UUA.org, UU World magazine, or inSpirit books & gifts that is tagged with Poetry.

  • Church

    Jennifer Pratt-Walter

    From WorshipWeb
    My church is a ring of alders tilting toward a living pond, backed by the punctuation of tall firs fondling the morning breeze. In my chapel, redwing...
  • Winter Solstice

    Rebecca Parker

    From WorshipWeb
    Perhaps for a moment the typewriters will stop clicking, the wheels stop rolling the computers desist from computing, and a hush will fall over the city.
  • Poem: My grandmother’s grinding stone / El molcajete de mi abuelita

    Theresa I. Soto

    From UU World Magazine
    Surviving is made of the shadows of the grinding stone.
  • Tangled

    Dawn Star Sarahs-Borchelt

    From WorshipWeb
    Knit six purl six sets of two rows four rows six rows up to twelve, patterns, repeating, steady, soothingly same. This is not what life is like. Life is...
  • A Blessing for the Front Lines

    Anna Geoffroy

    From WorshipWeb
    Oh you You rebel You queer and wayward child You abandoned and listless You angry and forgotten You brown and black and indigenous You homeless and...
  • When Your Best Friend Has Four or So Legs

    Theresa I. Soto

    From WorshipWeb
    What it means to have a pet is to love someone who speaks a language you do not. A dog will bow and prance, a cat will purr and blink. A guinea pig will...
  • To the people who have mistaken freedom for liberation

    Theresa I. Soto

    From WorshipWeb
    To be free, you must embrace the breadth of your own existence without apology, even if they try to take it from you. You must know, not that you can do...
  • Poem: The Invisible Woman

    Gwen­dolyn Howard

    From UU World Magazine
    ‘You said it was for the best if my soul remained hidden. . . . I believed you for a time.’...
  • Poem for Transgender Day of Visibility: Your stories belong to you

    Theresa I. Soto

    From UU World Magazine
    no one can rename you Other, it can’t stick, as you offer the gift of being and saying who you are.
  • Hope, Nearly Not There

    David Breeden

    From WorshipWeb
    There’s no package called hope. Nothing at a shop to look for. Hope won’t store like hay in a barn. It is a last leaf on a branch in deep winter. It is...