The Psalms express the human longing for God with poetic artistry and emotional force.
They release the voice of praise and resonate with the universal cry of pain.


Songs for the Journey CD

About The SHIYR Poets

The SHIYR Poets (pronounced “Sheer”) are Brian Doerksen, Calum Rees, Brian Thiessen and Teresa Trask. They aim to render each psalm in its entirety, singing songs of desperation, desire, justice and praise.

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Songs for the Journey CD

Songs for the Journey

What if you lose your words? Somehow the Psalms cut to the heart of our human experience and capture what our souls are desperate to voice. We’re creating new settings for these beloved poems in Songs for the Journey.

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