Category Archives: Poetry

advent: day one

In the midst of all of the internet cultural warfare over the last few weeks, and no small amount of societal angst, some prayerful reflection for the season.     Not too many days hence, and the Christ will emerge … Continue reading

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sheep

Sometimes I feel like a sheep in wolves’ clothing… How can no one see this? Are they blind? Eventually, I’m sure, someone will find me out; they will notice that I’m not what I appear to be (or what I think … Continue reading

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no longer present

There are days it seems our faces are too far apart from one another. My ear is inclined to the voice of another… a voice more shrill and exciting than yours… at least… for the time being. We stand at a party, you and … Continue reading

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children rarely wait

Children rarely wait for all our prayers to be answered before they saunter into adulthood, bold, unafraid, and short-sighted They so rarely pause, glance back over their shoulders and ask if we know the way to God knows where and … Continue reading

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the day in-between | a poem for holy saturday

Thank you for the day in-between; Safely tucked in the middle of Death and Life. At the start a torturous journey, an uphill climb, stumbling, staggering, sweating under the weight of the wood. Muscles tired, strength exhausted, body beaten, bruised … Continue reading

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