Monthly Archives: February 2019

Forgive

He said, she said You didn’t, they did The ground outside is icy You may fall Will it help to blame the ice at all? The flu I have You had it first Yours wasn’t as bad I have it … Continue reading

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Don’t Settle For A Sip

“I thirst,” Jesus said While blood poured From beneath A crown of thorns Embedded deep Scorching sun Seared flayed flesh Vinegar mocks His last request Not wine’s sweet memory But for all More than a sip Rivers of water flow … Continue reading

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Outside This Realm

Hopefully it won’t take a lifetime to learn that who we are is enough and all we have is privilege, undeserved. Until we see, not from within the confines of our own eye, but from a reality apart from this … Continue reading

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Staying Present

Dusk silences the world without a sound Snowcapped houses blend with winter’s ground Aromas from my kitchen bid me come Lighted with the warmth of love I’ve found   Tomorrow like a thief comes uninvited Spins my thoughts awhirl as … Continue reading

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Faith’s Memory Lapse

The elder scrolls… And quakes And waits… Silently searching Where memories once Fought for a place Now gone Just empty space Is this all—? A path of exile? To what? A destiny of doom? To meet a God of war … Continue reading

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Imaginary Kisses

What is it about a kiss Imagined in dreams Longed for, tasted Even remembered Years later realized It saved your very life Because it never was Keep It Simple Stupid? Impossible Every kiss makes All else complex A precursor To … Continue reading

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Total Vision

Men peer through optic spyglass Light and mirrors Curves and angles Looking for answers Of God and angels A throne…a metaphor? Nay, one seat alone From a place of rest Above this earth we call home He spies His creation … Continue reading

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