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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, in mortals, in … Continue reading

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On Tranquility

The priest    at his retreat       contemplates    the world’s sins       in his prayers    lades all pain onto a barge so as to haul    all hurt to God       whose … Continue reading

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The Psalm for The Day

The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry. The face of the LORD is against evildoers, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth. When the righteous cry for … Continue reading

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On Feeding Birds

He sits on his bench humming old songs of Simon & Garfunkel but half a book`end all the tomes flown off                         fled birds The band on his hand … Continue reading

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On Pain & Beauty

I look for faith look in cathedrals of marble & stained`glass see but marvel in the eyes of the worshipers at the kneelers I look for hope out on the streets of those begging for alms see clearly poverty’s pain … Continue reading

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On Anticipation

Anticipation better part of life seeds deeply planted in earth’s warm womb while we wait watch for first swellings of her belly Gestation better part of love passions surrendered to love beyond the self graceful pro`creation in the imitation of … Continue reading

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Spring

This the season hidden things emerge from life’s hidden places Love from the cold hearts Dexterity from old hands Mercy from out anger Peace from war Graces bloom in places all forgotten amid our winter miseries as human juices again … Continue reading

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On Resurrection

The depressed mind lives in perpetual sunsets knows the leaking of light the tires of the soul gone flat right on the rims What a relief to find life that begins at sunrise existence seen thru the eye of resurrection … Continue reading

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Sun`Rise Over Camelot

And so at last our pilgrimage is done with little more than a dream we have followed along the road in a holy quest for something we cannot even name or ever possess We are humanity on a quest for … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Thirty`Six

Around the fire the travelers listened to the mountaineer’s tale he held in his hands a yew pole onto which were branded the names & heights of his conquests But one was left that of his own death the steepest … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Eighteen

Along the road there walked a clown a happy man wearing his grease`paint frown making children smile and old women weep his aim delight He juggled balls as if weighty worries deftly tossed & caught without slightest effort his sad … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Two

Along the road came the dreamer out`sider looking`in at in`siders looking`out confused by the sign at the city’s limits welcome home! She said to me I am a transplant in the culture`garden a beauty to touch`taste up`rooted for turnips tossed … Continue reading

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