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The Daily Poem

An audio anthology of the best poetry ever written

The Daily Poem offers one essential poem each weekday morning. From Shakespeare and John Donne to Robert Frost and E..E Cummings, The Daily Poem curates a broad and generous audio anthology of the best poetry ever writte
Latest Episode12/22/2020

Luci Shaw's "Advent Visitation"

This week we're sharing Luci Shaw's advent and Christmas-themed poems with you. Up next: "Advent Visitation. "Biography from LuciShaw.comLuci Shaw was born in 1928 in London, England, and has lived in Canada, Australia and the U.S.A. A 1953 high honors graduate of Wheaton College in Illinois, she became co-founder and later president of Harold Shaw Publishers, and since 1988 has been a Writer in Residence at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada.A charter member of the Chrysostom Society of Writers, Shaw is author of eleven volumes of poetry includingSea Glass: New & Selected Poems(WordFarm, 2016),Thumbprint in the Clay: Divine Marks of Beauty, Order and Grace(InterVarsity Press, 2016),Polishing the Petoskey Stone(Shaw, 1990),Writing the River(Pinon Press, 1994/Regent Publishing, 1997),The Angles of Light(Waterbrook, 2000),The Green Earth: Poems of Creation(Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2002), has edited three poetry anthologies and a festschrift,The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L’Engle, (Shaw, 1998). Her most recent books areWhat the Light Was Like(Word Farm),Accompanied by Angels(Eerdmans),The Genesis of It All(Paraclete), andBreath for the Bones: Art, Imagination & Spirit(Nelson). Her poetic work and essays have been widely anthologized. Shaw has authored several non-fiction prose books, includingWater My Soul: Cultivating the Interior Life(Zondervan) andThe Crime of Living Cautiously(InterVarsity). She has also co-authored three books with Madeleine L’Engle,WinterSong(Regent),Friends for the Journey(Regent), andA Prayer Book for Spiritual Friends(Augsburg/Fortress).
12/22/2020

Luci Shaw's "Advent Visitation"

This week we're sharing Luci Shaw's advent and Christmas-themed poems with you. Up next: "Advent Visitation. "Biography from LuciShaw.comLuci Shaw was born in 1928 in London, England, and has lived in Canada, Australia and the U.S.A. A 1953 high honors graduate of Wheaton College in Illinois, she became co-founder and later president of Harold Shaw Publishers, and since 1988 has been a Writer in Residence at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada.A charter member of the Chrysostom Society of Writers, Shaw is author of eleven volumes of poetry includingSea Glass: New & Selected Poems(WordFarm, 2016),Thumbprint in the Clay: Divine Marks of Beauty, Order and Grace(InterVarsity Press, 2016),Polishing the Petoskey Stone(Shaw, 1990),Writing the River(Pinon Press, 1994/Regent Publishing, 1997),The Angles of Light(Waterbrook, 2000),The Green Earth: Poems of Creation(Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2002), has edited three poetry anthologies and a festschrift,The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L’Engle, (Shaw, 1998). Her most recent books areWhat the Light Was Like(Word Farm),Accompanied by Angels(Eerdmans),The Genesis of It All(Paraclete), andBreath for the Bones: Art, Imagination & Spirit(Nelson). Her poetic work and essays have been widely anthologized. Shaw has authored several non-fiction prose books, includingWater My Soul: Cultivating the Interior Life(Zondervan) andThe Crime of Living Cautiously(InterVarsity). She has also co-authored three books with Madeleine L’Engle,WinterSong(Regent),Friends for the Journey(Regent), andA Prayer Book for Spiritual Friends(Augsburg/Fortress).