Bailey Gillespie

Wholeness is a Journey



Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

This is part 2 in a series I'm writing this Christmas, exploring the lyrics and melodies behind some of my very favorite holiday songs. Read part 1 here: "We'll Take a Cup of Kindness Yet." .         ... Continue Reading →

On Poetry: A Resurrected Interview with Andrew Peterson

This interview was written in October 2011 and originally appeared in Metonym Literary Journal in Spring 2012.  Gillespie: Although the majority of your work, or at least most familiar work, is not specifically poetry, you have a uniquely poetic way... Continue Reading →


Why does the air smell like memories? I breath them in at night, during walks along a warm curb cast in the golden glow of spilling street lamps.  The cold grass: reminds me of past Sundays, throwing discs by the... Continue Reading →

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