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August 2022 Poetry

By Melonie Cannon

“Evandale,” featured image by Alyce Bailey Enjoy this archival podcast featuring some of today’s most relevant LDS poets: IT’S THE 12TH EPISODE of the Segullah Podcast “Words Fall In,” and I am so happy to have interviewed the four winners of our 2019 Poetry Contest. Please see the Journal tab to read their poems or …

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Words Fall In: An Interview with Lauri Schoenfeld

By Melonie Cannon

Not only is Lauri Schoenfeld a diverse writer, she is an advocate and healer for hurt souls. A survivor of abuse and child scoliosis, Lauri has overcome those challenges and through deep introspection guides others along the same healing path. She is the greater of Inner Enlightenment, a business built around connecting to your inner …

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WORDS FALL IN: A Vision of Heavenly Mother

By Melonie Cannon

“We have been lost to each other for so long. My name means nothing to you. My memory is dust. This is not your fault, or mine. The chain connecting mother to daughter was broken and the word passed to the keeping of men, who had no way of knowing.” Anita Diamont I denied it. …

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Words Fall In: An Interview with Bethany Brady Spalding & McArthur Krishna

By Melonie Cannon

I LOVE THIS EPISODE!!!! I kept cheering as I edited this podcast because of all the wisdom nuggets my two guests kept eloquently sharing. Bethany Brady Spalding and McArthur Krishna are the authors of the book series Girls Who Chose God. Segullah has reviewed their books before, which you can find here and here, but …

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Words Fall In: A Segullah Podcast featuring Lisa Bickmore

By Melonie Cannon

Lisa Bickmore wields words like a master craftsman. In this interview, she describes her writing life, her connection to nature, her advocacy and the responsibility of an artist, and how her faith tradition seeps into her work. I edited the interview into two parts, so take the time to relish Lisa’s wisdom. I so enjoyed …

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WORDS FALL IN- A Segullah Podcast with Markay Brown

By Melonie Cannon

Markay Brown has wisdom. She has lived a life of love and loss. In our podcast, she tells us a little about it, but wants us to really find and get to know her through her poetry. It is in the written word where Markay truly opens up. Through an extensive use of metaphor, this …

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“WORDS FALL IN” PODCAST – 2019 POETRY WINNERS

By Melonie Cannon

IT’S THE 12TH EPISODE of the Segullah Podcast “Words Fall In,” and I am so happy to have interviewed the four winners of our 2019 Poetry Contest. Please see the Journal tab to read their poems or follow this link. Sarah Dunster, Melody Newey Johnson, Kathryn Knight Sonntag, and Dayna Patterson all discuss their poems …

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Words Fall In: Segullah Podcast Featuring Catherine Arveseth on Mary Oliver

By Melonie Cannon

January 2018 came in with a blizzard (where I live) and ended with the Super Blood Wolf Moon. It also ended with the death of the poet, Mary Oliver. We mourn her loss. We wanted to honor her at Segullah, so this podcast features an interview with Catherine Keddington Arveseth, one of her most devoted …

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