RSSArchive for September, 2015

Sep

30

A recent poem reworked… sentimental wordplay

Who Made Me? Mother, Mother, who made me? The moon, the stars and Jesus on a day when it was your turn to be made. They did a wonderful job. I prayed, and thank them again every day. When I am older I turn to my sure love who made you so beautiful? You do […]

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Sep

27

On Time

On Time The things that are seen are temporal But the things that are not seen are eternal II Cor. 4: 18 A clock on the wall ticks, strikes, smites stillness, hits with such force as knocks notes off page, from pen, from table, riven into abyss. A man in formal wear waves his baton, […]

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Sep

23

If She Is a Slave

If She is a Slave A young lady stands beside a wall and wonders if she is a slave. When it rains she feels free to feel wet, covered with water but separate. When she swims she is free to be one with water, to move in it as it moves in her through heart […]

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Sep

20

At the Ballet

At the Ballet 89 Arrayed in finery displayed from balcony over stage gathering sustenance, visual auditory and alcoholic, each countenance wonderstruck at flawless procession below beyond real time and place a gesture here with delicate hand so slight a Mona Lisa smile, some movements with a fan. and feet so light they challenge laws physique […]

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Sep

16

In Order to Believe

In Order to Believe Learned men lording over a lowly one can stand upon heights and laugh deep bellyed laughs at sights they think they alone can see because they are learned men and you are poor… to believe, they need to see a miracle happen…to believe you need only see, to look upon one […]

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Sep

15

Breeding

Breeding See all these baby rabbits out now, scrawny little things litter the lawn, all they can do is hop awkward about, easy pickings for owls and hawks who fatten fast, their hungry look will glaze until cold comes back… each tuft of grass a rabbit crouching, behind each tree.. now is good time for […]

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Sep

10

Seven Witnesses

Seven Witnesses Seven witnesses watched the government commit the crime. Seven witnesses stood watch the time He did unwind that crime by coming back to life again, then stood fast to write and watch the government commit at last a crime to them again.

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Sep

7

That Well Fed Order

That Well Fed Order like that well fed order infamously, the one known for insinuating gluttony is next to Godliness, not in so many words mind you but in the girth of their habits, their bread too much to resist their own brew too rich, too potent, demand so far exceeds supply. Fat convivial brothers […]

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Sep

2

The Good Wine

The Good Wine Through eye like crevice tiny as lace invisible light, the Spirit, flies brace from paradise, blinds with sight whosoever close reflection scrolls its flood of life. Sweet water from such well as Samaritan woman drinks. To her on being asked about Messiah says “I that speak unto thee am He.” Of living […]

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