Mirror Sonnet: JOB at the Garage Sale

Annabelle Moseley

“ . . . Though he heap up silver like dust and store away mounds of clothing, What he has stored the just man shall wear, and the innocent shall divide the silver.”
—Jb 27:13-17

“Perhaps you’d reconsider what that’s worth.
That is my wedding silver, dim with time.
One polishing will give a shining birth
to what has faded with neglect and grime. [Read more…]

Mary, Queen of Angels 2013

Dappled Things Mary Queen of Angels 2013


A Hero for the People: An Inteview with Arthur Powers Nicholas Ripatrazone


Richard and Gertrude Jerry Shepherd
Full Circle Karla Bryant
Sacré Coeur Micah Cawber


The Mother’s Vocation and the Writer’s Life: A Conversation Between Katy Carl and Meredith Mccann


Eusebio Francisco Kino, SJ: Apostle to the Pimas Mark Amorose
Gifts James Scannell McCormick
Scene from the Life of St. Godelieve: The Miracle of the Crows James Scannell McCormick
St. Savior in Chora, Istanbul James Scannell McCormick
The Jesus-Prayer James Scannell McCormick
The Third Joyful Mystery James Scannell McCormick
Delilah’s Defense Annabelle Moseley
Mirror Sonnet: Job, at The Garage Sale Annabelle Moseley
Assisted Living Mary M. Brown
Considering Creation In An Olympic Year Mary M. Brown
The Inclination of Snow Mary M. Brown
The Problem with Infant Baptism Mary M. Brown
The Consolation Of Oranges James Matthew Wilson
Orders For Emissaries Bryana Joy
Dénouement Bryana Joy
Pygmalion Gabriel Olearnik
Hussar Gabriel Olearnik
The Shell Gate Gabriel Olearnik
The House Of God Jesse Breite

Visual Art

Time Stands Still Ann Schmalstieg
Inside Ann Schmalstieg
Empty Ann Schmalstieg
Life Ann Schmalstieg
Holding Together Ann Schmalstieg
Yet to Bloom Ann Schmalstieg
Cut Too Short Ann Schmalstieg

The Inclination of Snow

Mary M. Brown

Consider the inclination of snow, its tacit argument
for peace, the way it seems to know no

complication, admit no fault in itself or in anything
within its reach, its endless devotion to ice

and the listening arts, its tendency toward under
statement, its selfless commitment to multi

chrome. [Read more…]

The Mother’s Vocation and the Writer’s Life: A Conversation Between Katy Carl and Meredith Mccann

What happens when a writer has a child? How many young, childless women publish more sparingly than men, and is this “leaving before you leave” (á la Sheryl Sandberg), or evidence of crushed hopes, or a kind of imaginative thrift that will yet bear fruit? Or a combination of these? It can be difficult to talk about specifically feminine gifts and trials without being seduced by generalities, but we, the current and former editors in chief of Dappled Things, have decided to take our private discussions to a public forum. [Read more…]