Video poem: Lost Things by Tim Bete

Catholic Poetry Room

This week’s poem in the Catholic Poetry Room is a video of Tim Bete reading Lost Things, which originally appeared in Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry 2019.                                                                    Presence […]

Poetry finds a home at

A few months ago, I stumbled across the article, What’s poetry doing on a page like this?, by Matthew Gambino, director and general manager at Matt wrote, “My aim is to point out poets writing right now about life as we are living it, in all its messiness. I’ll shine an inviting light on contemporary poets who are painting […]

Submissions to the Catholic Poetry Room

"The Sower" by Jean-François Millet [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Poetry Submissions If you’re interested in having your poetry considered for the Catholic Poetry Room at, please e-mail your submission to secularcarmelite-poetryeditor AT yahoo DOT com after reviewing the guidelines below. Include your name, Website and any attribution for where the poem(s) previously appeared. Tim Bete is the poetry editor. Please read other poems in the Catholic Poetry Room […]