Catholic Poetry Room


Curated by poetry editor, Jeffrey Essmann, the Catholic Poetry Room provides the best contemporary Catholic poetry to inspire you and transform the culture. It is our mission to expand the audience for poetry and thereby deepen our love of God and glorify Him. We welcome submissions and recommendations.

Seeds

This week’s poem in the Catholic Poetry Room is by Johanna Caton.                                                                                                                                                  Seeds Particles of pure potency. Cragsmen find you. And beachcombers. And nomads. Creatively oblivious to […]

Instructions for Becoming a Living Being

This week’s poem in the Catholic Poetry Room is by Patrick Morgan.                                                                                                                      Instructions for Becoming a Living Being After Genesis 2:7 The atmosphere is the breath of God flowing into our lungs, expanding within, mingling our molecules, making us one—a continual creative act animating this clay— New Adams immemorial with each intake of air divine. Every exhalation is a prayer […]