The Crossings

The Intersection of Faith and Art.



The Beauty of Life

By Cassie McNamara Once the sky was always sunny, a smile never left my face. Everyday felt like Christmas, full of good cheer and good grace. This was when I was younger, the world full of surprise. Before I grew... Continue Reading →

Sweet Child

By Michala Zappia A little girl who danced and    sang, as if the whole world stood to watch,    became a woman filled with grief, who    knew no more than loss.   For as she grew, the light within  began to dimly... Continue Reading →

The Hummingbird

By Elijah Bansen Flew far and wide,   Flitting quick and soft with skill   over bank and under tree   he shot, over and beyond the hill,   in search of his chosen nectar,   of which he would obtain,   from a very special... Continue Reading →

Heartbreak Season

By Fatima Tlahuel The winter's chill  Is a different feel  One that pierces   The skin’s appeal   The wind’s howl  Lasts a while  The emptiness  Stretches for miles Now it’s spring  And the birds sing  But the rain pours  On the... Continue Reading →


By Hannah Bansen Hire me,   Fire me,   Go ahead and wire me   all of the instructions you could possibly require me       to use   not abuse   ‘cause it's better not to lose   all the energy and empathy you fought so hard to fuse      ... Continue Reading →

Who Can Brace You?

By ZZ Kokonaing I know we’re not there yet.  I know, Jesus, that we still have a long way to go -  But thank you, still.  This is one of the first times in our country’s history –  In my... Continue Reading →

Untitled Poem

By Micah Mann What lovely gift, a shot at life A chance to construct something nice Deter from past illusions quick, Lest sober judgement ruin it This gift, a song, a clanging gong That fills the tense spring air Wind... Continue Reading →

We Go Through Life

By Sumer Schindler We go through life Full of regrets Stealing a moment Between each breath But then we turn To waste more time When will we learn To draw the line We laugh and say Tomorrow I’ll be better... Continue Reading →

She Is Not What You Think

By Michelle Moraitis She is not, a wave tossed by the sea, Every situation throwing her into the deep. She will be the current, a strong force that directs, the water and all the creatures of the sea.  She... Continue Reading →

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