Hello and welcome to Friday Favorites. Today is All Saints Day–let’s remember all those who have gone before us in the faith and pray for each other, too.
Prasanta Verma and I hope that this week’s links will enrich your prayer and writing life.
Poems for All Saints Day via Englewood Review of Books (a beautiful collection of poetry about saints old and new)
Happy Halloween: Remember You Will Die via Jessica Mesman (“remembering death is a dusty practice that needs to be dusted off and used”)
All Hallow’s Eve; a sonnet of reclamation via Malcolm Guite (reclaiming this season as one of remembrance…we remember the light that shines in darkness)
Ecclesiastes 1, Recast in Classical Poetry via T. M. Moore ( new take on a familiar chapter of the Bible)
Watch Out: Poetry Can Hijack the Heart via L. L. Barkat (an ode to the poetic form)
Working with (Those Dreaded) Editors via Florence Osmund (an excellent resource on how to choose an editor, the different types of editing, and working with an editor)