The Prayerful Poet

The Prayerful Poet

Found Poems In Hymns of the Past

Beverly Stock


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Beverly Stock is a feature writer turned poet from St. Louis, Missouri. Noted for her whimsical, thoughtful style, Beverly is passionate about creating work that explores the joys, challenges, and surprises of everyday life. The Prayerful Poet is her first collection of verse. Brimming with joy, wonder, and tenderness, this stirring volume takes inspiration from traditional Christian hymns and classic spiritual works.

Each poem combines Beverly’s poetic adaptations with the time-honored hymnal lyrics and finds fresh meaning in traditional songs of praise. A mixture of grand voices and elegiac laments, The Prayerful Poet engages readers with its hopeful perspective, and is a perfect read for anyone who finds beauty in the divine.


Beverly Stock:

Beverly Stock is an American poet, born and raised in the midwest. Prior to her life in the world of poetry, Beverly enjoyed a successful career as a feature magazine writer, a corporate communications manager, and as the owner of a boutique creative services agency. She also worked as a freelance journalist for almost twenty years, and saw her work published in newspapers and weekly periodicals across the United States, and in international media.