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Love Eclipsed

Just sitting here awaiting the eclipse as America considers raising its eyes to the sun to see the moon pass in front of the light to reveal the dark Isn’t it ironic how blind we already are to the shadows … Continue reading

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Old Friends

He has his truth and I have mine Here we’ve come to our conclusions We no longer talk of right or wrong Agreeing that talk is not productive Simply up`sets us wounds the peace Started with religion moved on to … Continue reading

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Prayer

“Rouse yourself!          Why do you sleep, O Lord?       Awake, do not cast us off forever.           Why do you hide your face?       Why do you forget … Continue reading

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Have We Come to This?

Have we come to this? By chance or by choice far from where we started modernity has caught us up like fallen autumn foleage carried us off in its flow We have come to this! Once we were believers we … Continue reading

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Perpetual Angelus

Not one of us knows how she will die or for that matter where or when we live as tho immortal tho mortal be Death is a foe for all fearing mortality the Reaper grim brings joy to end leaves … Continue reading

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Talking Pride

“Some take pride in chariots       and some in horses,    But our pride is in the name       of the Lord our God.    They will collapse and fall, but       we shall … Continue reading

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Where Are You God?

“Why, O Lord, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? In arrogance the wicked persecute the poor — Let them be caught in their own schemes.” ~ Psalm 10:1-2 Where’s your father when … Continue reading

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When God Roars

When God roars we say it is the thunder the crashing of the waves on our rocky shoreline an alpine avalanche When he whispers we say a moaning limb of an old tree in the wind the splash of the … Continue reading

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Lantern to Hand

Have you lit a candle in the window in the hope of warding`off the insidious darkness of the night? If not just for the stranger in the lane then certainly for your self which tho safely within has far to … Continue reading

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On Seeing God

For the child the imagination is God’s great gift second only to breath A window through which his world makes sense For the child the sciences are wordy speculations useless complications confusing his sight tongue`twisting his thoughts And for what? … Continue reading

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On Waiting

It seems as tho I was born waiting for something My little mouth searching for the suckling breast Thirsting for love hungrily A child in the classroom reading the last page to know the story’s ending Already anticipating a new … Continue reading

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On Agnostics

Most poets live on the ink`line out`lining life’s colors never certain of God’s being ever guarded against it lest a burning bush should speak Poets know truth lies beneath what the chimera shows The sea lies not in the waves … Continue reading

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