Tag Archives: life

The Psalm for the Day

Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” As for the holy ones in the land, they are the noble, in whom … 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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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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Where Will We Be

Where will we be when we are gone when the light leaves the windows of our eyes when our final words are but one breath will we be Where There some do say up with the stars in glitt’ring star`dust … Continue reading

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On Living

We move fish under water against the resistance that is time itself fleetingly At dawn in water like glass we’ll break the surface fly like silver birds after gnats At dusk in water like smoke where dragonflies float we’ll roil … Continue reading

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The Good Life

The good life   [so people say] is filled with stuff The shipping is free A game`changer!   [the guy says] in the TV ad I am Waldo   [I am afraid] lost on some page surrounded by junk I … Continue reading

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On Meanings

Somewhere between words lies the intention to know meanings requires imagination my bow rises & falls between sea & sky my course bends `tween rocks & light`houses  I am neither here nor there so if you seek me please look … Continue reading

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Finding Me

How you find me always depends on where you find me A man in a rocker always seems worn ready for his death A man in the forest always appears young expecting some birth Lord let me be found wandering … Continue reading

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On Dying

The fear of the thing the unknown flat`earth`edge where sailors tumble into the abyss We still set dragons on our charts where darkness denies insight leviathans play us A priest or any poet will know better a poem’s last line … 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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The Trek

The trek down a mountain is always slipperier than the climb up It is life In ascent we are full of hope for the summit`view a miniature`world removed In descent we are distracted by memories of glory so we cannot … Continue reading

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On Faith

It seems faith’s fallen on hard times demythologized by reasonable intelligence It’s said It’s left to the poets to define truth seek the heavens in wild`flowers and eternity in sand We pray to One who remains unseen our prayer`books of … Continue reading

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