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Uplift: Uplifting LGBTQ+ Experience Within and Beyond Unitarian Universalism

  • By J Mase III
    As Black trans people, we are a community often the target of criminalization, homelessness, murder and joblessness. As #BlackTransMagick, we ask ourselves “how do we protect our spirits and those of our loved ones who face so much trauma?”

UU World

  • By Robert René Galván
    A crack on the face of the sphere / Begat innumerable tributaries.
    Image credit: background image of leaves frozen in ice, with a poem title of "Late thoughts on the existence of God".
  • By Ian Hochberg
    Are you to serve / a bigger purpose with your resistance?
    Image credit: background image of leaves frozen in ice, with a poem title of "Lone leaf".
  • By David Hummon
    dear earth, / teach us to stand / like trees
    Image credit: background image of leaves frozen in ice, with a poem title of "invocation".
  • By Barbara Stevens
    Show me your channels of hope.
    Image credit: background image of leaves frozen in ice, with a poem title of "Intimacy".
  • By Karen Holman
    shadows of clouds / hurrying to some reunion
    Image credit: background image of leaves frozen in ice, with a poem title of "Light of trees".
  • By Everett Hoagland
    imagine your / body out- / living your / mind.
    Image credit: background image of leaves frozen in ice, with a poem title of "imagine".
  • By Michael Bourgo
    ‘a man much like myself’
  • By Mason Bolton
    Breathe. For yourself. For each other.
    Image credit: © stellalevi/istock
  • By Everett Hoagland
    lately I find / more of myself in other poets’ poems than in a mirror
  • By Adam Lawrence Dyer
    A Dixieland chorus of separate lines / Just lucky to be in the same key, in the same room.
    Image credit: © Nancy Pierce
  • By Sue Burke
    Love small enough to curse a cell or sky.
    Image credit: © Hubble Heritage (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  • By John Andrew Storey
  • By Emily Kennedy
    They tumble forth.
  • By Everett Hoagland
    A sequence of poems about Africa.
  • By Roxanne Halpine Ward
    The more I have to lose, all these ordinary joys.
  • By Terri Pahucki
    I want to believe it is something more.
  • By Carol Bindel
    I behold this scrap of bread.
  • By Aytac Aydogan Edwards
    No longer greedy / at this magnificent feast.
  • By Emily Ferrara
    'Your son was at a concert when he collapsed.'
  • By Freya Manfred
    The sky echoes the underwater world.
  • By George Witte
    A line is crossed.
  • By Everett Hoagland
    Hear / the ocean's roar and backdrop din / in the death-hollowed shells.
  • By Doug Muder
    There’s a movement that attracts millions of people and encourages them to become their best selves—but it’s not a church.
    Image credit: © iStockPhoto.com/alptraum
  • By Peg Duthie
    A mélange of garbage / and triumphant blooms.
    Image credit: ©2011 iStockPhoto.com/DLeonis
  • By Ruth McKendree Treen
    I'll return to that time and space that was my home.
    Image credit: © Michael Sick/istockphoto
  • By Om Prakash
    Do not sit alone in the dark.
  • By Kendra Ford
    Unburden yourself.
  • By Aytac Aydogan Edwards
    I watch the trees / as seasons cycle.
  • By Ralph Blanchard
    The tree alone directing us / To peaceful paths / With its symbolic star.
  • By Gina Sangster
    This time, I need the words of a prayer.
  • By Everett Hoagland
    Multiculturalism? Well and good. But don't stop there!
  • By Mary Oliver
    I have my way of praying, as you no doubt have yours.
  • By Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno
    You can try to strangle light.
  • By Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno
    He has been here ever since.
  • By Yvonne Seon
    Guess who I am.
  • By Tom Stites
    Natural moments in seventeen syllables.
  • By Jean Wyrick
    A mother reaches across the generations.
  • By Mary Oliver
  • By Lee Robinson
  • By Karen Lee Shelley
    The genesis of a ritual.
  • By Linda Buckmaster
  • By Ted Kooser
    A poem from U.S. poet laureate Ted Kooser's Pulitzer prize-winning book.
  • By Lynn Ungar
    The terrible blessing of the journey.
    Image credit: © Kadams587/istockphoto

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By David Breeden
    Hope is fine-grained,/ like lavender gone to seed. Gossamer, a moth’s wings. There’s no weight / called hope.
  • By John Daniel
    Among other wonders of our lives, we are alive with one another, we live here in the light of this unlikely world that isn’t ours for long...
  • By John Daniel
    It would be a quieter holiday, no fireworks or loud parades, no speeches, no salutes to any flag, a day of staying home instead of crowding...
  • By Molly Housh Gordon
    This trio of poems in multiple voices imagines the journey of Jesus’ followers, from the gates of the city to the empty tomb. At the Gate...
  • By Megan Dowdell
    I had dreams about anywhere-else-but-here But our faith kept me close. I believed I had done something to deserve it. Our faith shouted, “...

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