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The Psalm for the Day

So teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart. Turn, O LORD! How long? Have compassion on your servants! Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, so that we may rejoice and be … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

Save me, O God, by your name, and vindicate me by your might. Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth. For the insolent have risen against me, the ruthless seek my life; they do … Continue reading

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The Paper Boat

The paper boat caroms leaf to twig cove against bolder on down the stream its destination the sea upon whose shoreline the inky confessions will get scrubbed by the tumbling sands or slowly polished a treasure map The boy who … Continue reading

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On True Religion

Within us the Kingdom of God awaits invisible by day meteors at dark clad by clouds swirling thru our dreams To do love is better than to feel beloved to broker peace nobler than just avoiding a war to show … Continue reading

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Disaster Relief

Like the river swollen at flood will level its levies turn cars into boats ropes into ladders families into fish hours eternity                                    so … Continue reading

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The Poet Remembers

Beware the lies the politician tells he plies truth’s wire to suit his own image a snake in Paradise bent for bending the brittle facts Truth is glass that won’t bend once it’s come out regardless its spin`age words tree`carved … Continue reading

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My Country

How have things fallen so far apart the house of cards built on promises of soul`less men who are skillful at raising funds but inept leaders serving patrons not people lords who sell power to high bidders turning blind eyes … Continue reading

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On Denial

The wilderness is a raging inferno creeping into suburbia dreams gone up in smoke while the icecaps melt in plasticized seas bleached reefs The heavens fill up with carbons eating away the ozone the earth swelters in heat while the … Continue reading

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The Disappeared

The children of the disappeared watch thru chain`links the tears long now gone to steel The sobs now turned symphonic in the ears of the guards who must fantasize or go insane Oh America! What we’ve become! Israel on the … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

O sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things. His right hand and his holy arm have gotten him victory. The Lord has made known his victory; he has revealed his vindication in the sight … Continue reading

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String`Games

We play with strings make`up an idle game when the sun is too hot and we seek for shade to drink a lemonade The game needs no app just a handful of fingers` here & another one there throw in … Continue reading

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The Migrant

The migrant lives in the arroyo his ambition survival the world before him vast wide`open as the sky but he cannot see the border The border is always invisible if one has no identity it’s the papers make a man … Continue reading

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