The Chalice and the Crucible
Poems by Alice B. Clagett


Table of Contents

Angels and Demons and Devils
(oh my!)

The Angel's Hair

Are You God Almighty?

Are You the Hammer?

Aruba Wakeup

bedroom Windows

The Bird of Paradise

Blue-Green Memories

Bright on Dark Waters

California Everlasting

California Snail

The Chrysalis

Coral Dreams


El Corazon



The Fathomless

A Fickle Breeze

For Our Fathers

Free Will and a Loving Heart


The Geek in Me

God in Love

Greetings to the Christed Races

The Good Flick

The Heart Is a Wingéd Messenger

Here, Here Is My Body

Home Again

How Old Are You? A Conversation between
God and Adam

How to Handle a 9 to 5

The Human Heart

If I Could Hold My Mind,
Like a Baby Chicken

An Incomplete Rhyme

Joy Springs Forth

The Kabir Bird

Kingdom of the Sun

The Last Time We Passed On


A Little Blessing

Love by the Ounce

Love's a Wet Ride

Love's Sweet Embellishment

Midori - 
Neither Green Nor Blue

Mountain Poems

The Murmuration

My Designer

Other People's Thoughts

Poems in October

Portals and River Rocks

Prayer for the People of New Earth

The  Rage the Body Feels

River Rock

Scotch Tape Doesn't Last


Song by the Pacific

Song for the Night
after Christmas

Songs for a Spring Day

Summer Day

That One

The Time before the Times

The Towhee 

True Love

The Undying Heart

The Veil

Virginia Surmise

The Voodoo Bird

Warrior Song

Westwood: Three Vignettes

What Was That Moment?

Where Does the Formless
Emerge as Form?

Whether the Wind Blow

The Winds of the World

Woo Hoo

Words of Wisdom from Me


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"The Chalice and the Crucible"

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