Tag Archives: love

Sailing into the Sun

I have no choice but to sail into the sun whose setting is ever certain for I am unable to run as fast as He flies On my shoulder rides the gliding moon faint now in the failing light but … Continue reading

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On the Cherry Tree

On the cherry tree the first blossom has opened It sits bold a fat snow`flake on a tip of a branch as if to say Hello! Spring`time is on its way! I watch it the thru the rain and wonder at … Continue reading

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Tribe to Tribe to Tribe

What congregations       we are as a nation Our dogmatic opinions       assuring isolation tribe to tribe to tribe Unity a construction       of the imagination The simple articulation       of our … Continue reading

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What Children Learn

It is in childhood we learn grace or abuse As the branch of the tree is bent so will bend the limb The child which goes unloved will find his reasons to hate The child overly`adulated will see himself as … Continue reading

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I Set`Out Today

I set`out today to walk a different way To choose a different path from that my footsteps took yesterday I was so weary of the suburban sprawl The new match`box houses the flowerbeds to match matching SUVs Among the trees … Continue reading

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As George Lay Dying

“My God, my God,       why have you forsaken me?    Why are you so far from helping me,       from the words of my groaning?    O my God,       I cry by … Continue reading

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Wasted By Grief

“Turn, O Lord, save my life; Deliver me for the sake of your steadfast love. In death is there any memory of you? Do songs of praise come from the grave? I am worn out with groaning. I am wasted … Continue reading

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On a Late Autumn Day

There is a beauty in the late autumn day gone brilliant in sunlight the trees all harvested of colorful leaves their limbs white untanned by summer like sun`blocked bathers and in many crotches remains of nests long since flown On … Continue reading

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Shadow of Incomprehension

We were walking together on a high trail up the mountain conversing only in our thoughts the majestic grandeur of the trees and from the elbow on the trail the desperately distant tunnels of trains moving like ants The thought … Continue reading

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I Walk Now in Slow Steps

I walk now in the slow steps of an old man going lame and the circle of my passing is tightening like a noose around my neck Its end free I move now among the trees their leaves are my … Continue reading

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On Old Age

I carry the weight of years around with me continually The rucksack I cannot remove In each compartment some relic of the journey in hearts I cannot remember names but when not concentrating Then in the stillness of the dark … Continue reading

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On Resistance

We were content then the time of our lives even Predictable as the ocean tide long slack & current easy We slept on our watch And awoke in a storm holding anything at hand Certain we were about to die certain … Continue reading

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