Barry Casey

Barry Casey taught religion, philosophy, ethics, and communications for 37 years at universities in Maryland and Washington, DC. He is now retired and writing in Burtonsville, Maryland. More of the author’s writing can be found on his blog, Dante’s Woods. Email him at darmokjilad@gmail.comHis first book, Wandering, Not Lost: Essays on Faith, Doubt, and Mystery, is now available.

  • 12/25/2022

    I know what you’re thinking / that I flew here from heaven, / flitting my way through the galaxies, / wings aglow against dark matter.

  • 12/18/2021

    The preacher enters the pulpit. / The waiting watchful befriend her like a cloak. / In the round silence of those before her / she breathes — in, out, in.

  • 11/21/2021

    Let us be true, truly be, / let us be. That was the refrain / I sang under the moon I lost / some months ago.

  • 09/21/2021

    Mark 8:22-26 / “What do you see?” he asked me. / It was a simple question: / describe what is before you, / give it a name. Do you remember? / No? Well, do the best you can / All this was in my...

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