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On the Light

The light slips through the open window a holy alleluia of grace It alights upon my face wrinkled by sleep a butterfly kiss of peace In waves soft bird`song surfs on its crests tickling my ear with joy The light … Continue reading

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On Love

One can love what he doesn’t understand Say God who is unfathomable by human thots and is known but by the heart But One will not ever understand the un`loved Say poetry which is written like light of a distant … Continue reading

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On Peace

You lay yourself down across the chasm impossible to cross give me pathway from isolation to home You tear down the wall built by my fears of everything other show me beauty hiding in scars you bear You see white … Continue reading

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On Mercy

The Pointer brought the bird I had winged in flight carried in mouth soft as satin On his nose a drop of blood from a wounded dove scented of sage from the hill And so softly dropped the bird quivering … Continue reading

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On Grace

Grace is the way you face the wind blowing in from the sea you bend the knee to a wave in tide Grace is the how you hold your hand` out to greet the stranger how your eyes smile at … 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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In the Garden

The earth crumbles in composted clumps turned`over in spring the dark womb eager for a salvaged seed We see the Creator down on bent knees clutching the fist`full of the rich dark loam scented of fecundity Inhaling its potential shaping … Continue reading

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On Faith

A man without a god lives without hope a jar of blood without a heart a bubble of gas without a soul a pile of ashes without a plot love in an envelope with no return address Better to plead … Continue reading

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Sipping Nectar

Over`head the eagle soars carving loops in air on long blades of grace riding on thermals gone invisible to the eye Sea`ward the white sails bow low to breeze on high spars of mercy tacking their ways to no`wheres of … Continue reading

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On Aging

The river ever the same never the same flows on thru time seeking its level a pool a gorge a waterfall So the day ever the same never the same ticks on thru hours seeking its joys a task a … 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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On Prayer

It takes a child to believe in prayer it takes an old woman past the age of innocence as she purls & pebbles mumbled petitions into divine ears Prayer requires unselfconsciousness absent from those of us writing our lives as … Continue reading

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