antler derives its name from william stafford’s poem “a message from the wanderer,” in which an antelope, beginning as a symbol of missed opportunity, later modulates into a symbol of hope, awakening, and community.

we are in no way affiliated with the brilliant poet antler who resides in milwaukee.

resources for faithful practitioners of creativity and creative practitioners of faith...

interview: david wright

{ in this interview, poet david wright discusses craft, inspiration, and revision }

when you picture someone reading your poetry, how do you see them?...

“walking with kindness” by mark liebenow

What is required of us is to do justice, love kindness,

 and walk humbly with our God. Micah 6:8


I imagine Micah...

“a made thing” by heather caliri

For a long time, I simply felt helpless.

My youth pastor in high school was spiritually abusive to many of us, and he sexually abused...