Tag Archives: Reality

On Peace

Peace hides between tides in a churning sea now here now gone an isle of dreams just off`shore thru a mist Truce rides the iron rails of hard promises we make then break mere sand`castles on shorelines of power   … Continue reading

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On Dreaming

I awaken before dawn knowing the hour by the birds in the lilac beside the window sweet`scented soft`songs I listen for his foot`fall Hound of Heaven who haunts my dreams fiery`eyed & fierce who pursues all loses none “Each time … Continue reading

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For Priests & Poets

For priests & poets who hide behind words of metaphor dogma simile fat as tree`plucked fruit ever ripe for picking Let us to the streets to walk among real men chew on kernels of poverty drink the beer of despair … 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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Come Cricket Sing

The yellow dog lying still at my feet wishes he were a man then he would have beef not a bone    tho in another hour he’ll still be gnawing when my steak is gone his bone his blessing appetite … Continue reading

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A Morality`Tail

The Mice in the Kitchen concocted a plot for how to get the Cheese First thing they had to do was trick the Cat who guarded the Asiago How’s this the mice said What say we steal his Tuna`Fish as … Continue reading

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The Story`Teller

All life is a story today’s recollection of yesterday’s adventure animated by words always borrowed Like life my story will not be the same as the story you will tell we’re not passengers on the same train Even if we … Continue reading

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Winter Conversation

She flew in from a pine tree where she’d been worrying a cone for its nuts I’d just put some bird`seed out into the feeder after a long week of icy frost Long winter! she said alighting on the deck`railing … Continue reading

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The Moments

The moments are dripping out of the spent year like coffee thru spent grounds    drip drip drip The last drops going tepid pale compared to the steaming crema first streaming    drip drip drip All that is Is all … Continue reading

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On Great Men

They were great men once geniuses of a sort who opened the arts to brave new ideas by way of their creativity Their fame brought power unbridled in a way in their imaginations they came to think of themselves as … Continue reading

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Life of Significant Soil

She lived in her yesterdays Alive only in the old memories of her youth and of her beauty of loves that left her ashore when they sailed off to war Sailors sailing off into sunsets in ships that would not … Continue reading

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