RSSArchive for March, 2016

Mar

30

O Happy Day (revisited)

O Happy Day For Caleb, Noah, Adah and Oliver Everyone who had seen and heard, the crowd grew rapidly at the word, sang, “it’s Him, He’s Alive!” Our search over at last, we followed not wondering why we danced through the city’s gate to Bethany and the Mount of Olives. Happy is not word enough, […]

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Mar

27

Talitha Cumi ….an Easter Poem

Talitha Cumi…an Easter Poem Mark 5: 22-43 Luke 8: 41-53 This issue of blood took twelve years, out of her life, resolved the instant she touched the Master’s hem, it was her act upon her faith. She was sore afraid. but knew not what she feared, somehow aware she dare not look upon His face. […]

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Mar

23

Sunset Gathers

Sunset Gathers Summer’s morning skies smile and change before your eyes. Clouds like angels form, and form again, drifting past they themselves don’t last, but bend and leave behind an aura that just might if you close your eyes and hold them tight. Of times or tastes or love, of places or fires that roared […]

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Mar

20

Lord Francis, as Brave a Brit as You’ll ever Find

Lord Francis, As Brave a Brit as You’ll Ever Find for Ben Was there something in his bold generous impetuous nature that could have saved him from his fall, some little thing to protect him from this version of God’s glory? Curious need this, as if to lift some visionary pall, behold the fanfaronade of […]

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Mar

16

The Road You take

The Road You take Touched more than slightly, you call your own phone to hear advice you left yourself play back. There is his voice calling on a different track, your brother not less dead: wily serpent, some satin satan he clinged hard to, addicted to the soft spot he spoke of, told him with […]

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Mar

14

Lightning in an Aluminum Boat

Lightning in an Aluminum Boat The water on the sound smooth as lamb’s wool away from inlet, away from playful waves that can throw dancers off their table or the killer waves, you waive all rights when you enter that topple giants with steel and concrete foundations. These little kiss like ripples afford oars to […]

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Mar

13

Stoking Coal

Stoking Coal Stoking coal with lumberjacks from Northumberland.. the cabin hot, tattoos flexing sweat in dim flicker, the air: coal dust and horse piss, some pipes somewhere burst, out on calm water; our boat a sitting duck at standstill. We wait around for sandwiches and beer, idle, as fires die down the cabin darkens till […]

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Mar

8

O Happy Day

O Happy Day for Caleb, Noah, Adah and Oliver Everyone who had seen and heard, the crowd grew rapidly at the word, sang, “it’s Him, He’s Alive!” Our search over at last, we followed not wondering why, we danced through the city’s gate to Bethany and the Mount of Olives. Happy is not word enough, […]

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Mar

2

Plankton’s Law of Waterskiing

Plankton’s Law of Waterskiing I Cor 10:31 “Do all to the glory of God.” Take the top off the boat.. plankton’s law has little to do with quantum physics loosen the rope… and less to do with plankton which can’t swim upstream to feed fishes the rule is simple, a vasodilator loosens your senses from […]

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