I think of the children who will never know, intuitively, that a flower is a plant’s way of making love, or what silence sounds like, or that trees breathe out what we breathe in.
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Jeff Gundy’s book on theopoetics, Songs from an Empty Cage: Poetry, Mystery, Anabaptism, and Peace, will be published in 2013, and a book of poems titled Somewhere near Defiance is due out in 2014. His most recent obsession is careening along the country roads of northwest Ohio on his new blue bicycle. He teaches at Bluffton University and has three grown sons and two grand-dogs, Loki and Sid.