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On Resurrection

It has taken awhile to understand my own aging The first half of my life dominated as it was by learning mastering my vocation My mind obsessed in wrapping itself around the Truth by which my machine humming made profit … Continue reading

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Selfless Love

Like the soil without water we’re merely dust without mercy we’re but ash But let love fill the furrows of our alienation forgotten seeds come to life Who guessed he held a garden until she cultivated his obstinate clay crushed … Continue reading

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On Freedom

A man who marries can’t play the field his freedom checked by his own choice Merely ask his wife A woman who enlists in the marine corps cannot opt to sleep in her liberty given up to her code of … Continue reading

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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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