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Advent Hope

From the forest of endless darkness steps the lantern We can see its light but not him who bears it on his arm His is the flame by which we are lit to stranger`love “Hope is with you when you … Continue reading

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Winter Light

The light is leaking into the day gray on gray wintery way of saying solstice             as tho the night is not yet dark enough black on black the zen says amounts to perfection “Whatever … Continue reading

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What Is Advent

What is Advent but a leap in the dark in pursuit of the hope we’ll land upon our feet on the meteor of mercy hurtling through time on the current of light That is Advent To see the Star just … Continue reading

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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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Advent II

We see in the dark shadows of what the world’s become once so brilliant gone to grey by degree Darkness swallows all in halls of power on the burning hills careers into ashes fields to soot disappear We look for … Continue reading

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Advent I

We wait What else can we do? The darkness of the times creeps in upon us Swallows us in fears of isolation Of alienation from others Even from ourselves We wait What else can we do? Perhaps light a candle … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

The tide of the daylight has turned overnight The last of the old light has leaked out of the year The first of the new leaked in The consumer will not notice nor will it be of consequence But poets … Continue reading

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Tapers of Grace

How then shall we use the night these long hours between our dying and our rising again For what is sleep but the escape of spirits from tortured flesh out`of`body treks into 7th heavens into 11th hells How then shall … Continue reading

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