RSSArchive for October, 2013

Oct

30

What we have here is the sequel to ‘Oatmeal’…. Turtle Soup

Turtle Soup Real spikes, not spats, and not four inchers at that… to catch a chicken no mean task the struggle to get one into a corner by the skin of its skinny skin ‘s teeth squawking gobbling and jumping wild, wings flapping, fleas flying nails in dry dust just sharp scratching whatever they can […]

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Oct

27

Shades of Ecclesiastes: vanity, vanity vanity, all is vanity…. but Christ and our relationship with Him… Sand Castles

Sand Castles When I was just a little boy I knew the sun would shine and every day when dawn arose I knew the wind was mine But that same wind that took the clouds has left me far behind When day light paints its wind whipped cape across the moving shore and when white […]

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Oct

23

Life is a test… here is a poem on being tested…. Black Water Moving Whist

Black Water Moving Whist Descending into Cimmerian levels, dank, sere into sleep of prenatal dreams sink, through black water moving whist, whist water moving black. through gauntlet depths these sadnesses like flowers wilt in desert cave from lack of rain, dead flowers like flavors, grow accustomed to this constant acanthus hairball in my throat actually […]

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Oct

20

Sunday Morning

Sunday Morning All hands soaked and sinking desperate sick in billow’s roll, hopeless, their boat taking on water doomed to founder, rain so hard faces smart prodigious waves and towering fear, eyes hurt to look upon the light that nears. It is the Master walking on the waves who waves his hand and quiet sees […]

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Oct

16

The Clicking of Locks

From state prison 4/04/09 The Clicking of Locks Now there’s a music that defies music, like the frozen music of newly set concrete, This chime of hammers and tumblers Unseen acrobatic marionettes in their inner cores set free to slide, spin, do somersaults inside steel drums on key. Dense assonance of keys, grounded sphere of […]

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Oct

14

social commentary revised…. Oh Yeah!….(with a jab at global warming)… Cheeky, Cheeky Waterman

Cheeky Cheeky Waterman and his band came into town for a one night stand the town celebrating our annual mayor’s day hockey game far beyond awe her eyes follow his strut she was stuck jaw drops he is picky, so picky with songs, with people his pick, an extension his alone she is a string […]

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Oct

13

If you haven’t seen this one, here it is; if you have, well, do as i did and read it again

Jesus Wept John 11: 35 Behe says intelligent design gives explanation for all the intricacies in life leaves Darwin in the dust the old man simply did not know… the biochemistry of sight for one is pages long before said organism sees least advantage seems to define what ‘science’ leaves behind Still it is an […]

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Oct

9

My father’s funeral….. Cortege

Cortege Black tires, sound of cracking knuckles, rolling slowly over loose stones stop. Flags drip. The train pulls up. Doors open from black pullman cars to muted ululations and eight stout brothers who came from afar to meet the casket when it rolls out, men in black to bear the preacher’s body to its hole. […]

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Oct

6

fight the flu season with oatmeal and chicken broth

Oatmeal would you rather, the perfect bowl of oatmeal or turtle soup extraordinaire? while you spare the time you need to make up your mind start with filet of sole and onions for for the chowder you’ll concoct to steam in your kitchen on the side… makes all the difference that you you wear the […]

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