The Chrysalis Reader is an annual anthology of poetry, essays, and short fiction on topics of spiritual growth and development. Passages traces our mental pathways to the deeper realities of existence.
No matter which byways we choose, we are all traveling our own paths of discover and adventure. This collection of essays, poetry, art, and stories combines the whimsy one finds in fairytales with the realities of life-changing events. Breaking out of predictable routine, the writers discover unexpected vistas of youth, middle age, and beyond. Through imaginative interplay of past and present, coupled with moments of self-awareness, Passages leads to watershed events: moments that provide new understandings of who we are as we journey through life.This anthology is part of the Chrysalis Reader series, which explores themes of spiritual development and growth through poetry, essays, short fiction, and artwork.