As a Sojourners intern last year, I, along with my community-mates, had the opportunity to request speakers to invite to address us during weekly seminars. Peace activist and poet Fr. Daniel Berrigan was on the top of my list.
Alb: A white liturgical tunic worn as prayer for a heart protected from all stain and washed in the Blood of the Lamb.
Listen to this reading and an interview with poet Mary Anne Reese.
Because I lay on my back as a boy in the grass of the small yard behind our house watching clouds move and become faces, mostly,
with Richard Hoffman
Of all the saints, my Anthony,
I love you best. For you did
what I long to do: you walked away
from a life of comfort and ease,
David Denny teaches English at De Anza College in Cupertino, California.