Congratulations to the winners of our Thomas Merton Prize in Poetry of the Sacred! The contest is inspired by the legacy of Merton — monk, poet, hermit, activist, artist and interfaith pioneer.
2020 GRAND PRIZE WINNER:
Lisa Breger — Wintered Over
An excerpt from the winning poem:
How can I have nothing to say about this;
a survivor always has a story.
Maybe you just keep on living
even when the odds are against you.
Michele Bombardier — Sequoiadendron Giganteum
Jed Myers — A Prayer