Category Archives: poetry

Bent for Solstice

Daily the dark encroaches the day`light seeps like rain thru arid soil to old roots pale with death Timely the candle in a window beacon of hope to any wayfarers shadow`caught by the night bound for solstice “When the candle … Continue reading

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Nature Cycle

The wind has finished`off what nature began with green buds of spring We watched as they unfurled following blossoms yielding to sweet summer`fruit The autumn brought on color to warm our hearts til came the rains to our grief See … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

Unless the LORD builds the house, their labor is in vain who build it. Unless the LORD watches over the city, in vain the watchman keeps his vigil. It is in vain that you rise so early and go to … Continue reading

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Small`Talk

When all is said all is done what is love but small`talk back`n`forth little things tiring to others & yet to lovers true & fair breadcrumbs of a day’s loaf nourishment for silences of peace no fear “Convergence of two … Continue reading

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Little Thought

There were words yes there were words spoken between friends words of frustration given little thought given little thought but so taken to heart the skein of friendship over the many years simply unraveled simply unraveled there before our eyes … Continue reading

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Bitter`Sweet

Between paving`stones grows the thyme as tho to remind one of grace in grief rooted strong Between Crushed its fragrance flows all around as tho by recollection April in Autumn can be found Crushed Between what’s been what’s yet to … Continue reading

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Slack`Tide

The boat drifts in the slack`tide alongside the kelp torn by currents off the Sound This the hour the Beast rests beneath its moon even the winds but whisper On drift`wood the solitary gull grooms her wing hones her beak … Continue reading

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So Go Vote!

Today we choose what we’ll do with our yester with our morrow who we will be faith`full free or fear`full bound Today we stand to be counted for what is right for what is wrong what’s the truth what’s the … Continue reading

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The Psalm For the Day

Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD, O my soul! I will praise the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God all my life long. Do not put your trust in princes,       … Continue reading

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A Time of Grief and Loss

My Friends, The past week has been a difficult time on many fronts. For the nation a time of violence, escalating anger and frustration; for groups and individuals a time of fear and confusion; for me personally a time of grief and … Continue reading

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The Pine Tree Sighs

The pine tree sighs at midnight the weight of its weight weighs too heavy in a stiff wind I lie sleepless listening to what the voice of its voice might have to say to my worries See me bend into … Continue reading

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The Psalm For the Day

When the LORD restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then it was said among the nations, “The LORD has done great … Continue reading

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