2020 You thought you knew how time flew (or flies) “Something is born. Then it dies.” But 7, 5, and 2 they are, Burning wildly as the stars. Where do these moments go that we find? Into the currents of a holy Mind.
There had been nothing but air. Openness gave itself to shape In the eyes of the orioles. And the building commenced. Shards of grass came first, Some blunted at both ends, Some pointed. Strand upon strand, Woven with tact and needle beak, Sewing with their face fronts. The shape slowly took the glory of concreteness. […]
They’ve brined the streets, Dusted the face of the asphalt with white. The frozen wind is whipping, tree canopies tipping, White brick houses standing steady and ready for snow. They’ve brined the streets, Pale blue crystals winking at the sun. The dogs are all indoors, sleeping on the floors, Paws down in the sun, dreaming […]
Memory is the anchor we forget To pull from the sand of doubt. Were we to haul it from the depths, Our past would work things out.
Autumn’s late applause lies Silent in the murky water. Funeral pyres never lit For beetle, wasp, and bee Drift to the edges of the lining, Waiting for the tired sun To plaster their bodies, As retired instruments, To the museum of summer.
Hope lies in the petals of the white daisy after a heady rain. Beneath the charcoal clouds and the braying wind, it’s plain. With every drop it nods amen, before the sun lifts its crowning head. It enters into shadow but rises from the dead.
God is steady as a silent night. He doesn’t always burn so bright. His calm and quiet hold the light. God is steady as a silent night. God is strong as a stormy gale Casting wind in every sail. His power doesn’t ever fail. God is strong as a stormy gale. God is present as […]
I know many people who think it is a “sin” to post or read poetry online. But I know from experience that the potency of language isn’t restricted by one medium. The poems I share here I hope will be a blessing to you and will travel in your memory, lifting high the great Poet […]