The first time I see Mother Teresa striding down the hall, it’s clear that she has let go all pointless baggage. She’s short and wide, she has energy in spades, and she barrels on like a tank. She can’t be stopped. She comes to chapel early, kneels on the right-hand corner mat, and gets busy… [Read More]
Marilyn Krysl’s poetry has appeared in The Atlantic, The Nation, The New Republic and her fiction in Best American Short Stories (2000) and O. Henry Prize Stories. Dinner with Osama won the Richard Sullivan Prize and Foreward Magazine’s 2008 Book of the Year Bronze Medal. Swear the Burning Vow: Selected and New Poems is her tenth collection of poetry.