As the cold of winter is beginning to withdraw, we are enjoying the sunshine, but we still miss the poetic charm of winter. So, this latest poem by our poetry editor, Renee Kalagayan, is the perfect preview of our next issue, Withdrawal.

The Place I Want to Go
The place I want to go to is blustery and wild. It is where no car has driven before, no man has walked before. It is starry, silvery as sleep, dainty as dreaming, gentle as a death. And I’ll sleep until I dream, and dream until death, in a pale, a corpse-like, tender …

We hope you enjoy this reminder of the importance of taking time to rest from the chaos in order to live again. Be sure to check out the rest of Renee's work and to be on the lookout for our full issue, coming next Friday March 11th!

"In the shelter of your presence you hide them from all human intrigues; you keep them safe in your dwelling from accusing tongues." - Psalm 31:20 NIV