The Pandemic Poems

“The Pandemic Poems” is a collection of poetry that I wrote beginning in Advent (December) of 2019 and continuing into the Fall of 2020. I felt a strong call to begin writing poetry that Advent, having no idea of what lie in store for us all with the spread of Covid-19, the murder of George Floyd, the protests, and ongoing tensions. I kept writing, and I reached a point in the Fall of 2020 where I felt the Spirit gave me room to pause–for that time.

If you want to explore the collection, I am making an easy link available by clicking HERE.

I am convinced that poetry can heal, both the experience and practice of writing poetry as well as reading poetry. It gives voice and texture to our shared life, and it offers us a space to slow down, pay attention, and breathe deeply.

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