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Emergence

Peeking dawn disturbs the night Morning eyes welcoming sight Sleeping grass crawls from the snow Stretching seeds not far below Hatchling chipping at its shell Butterfly, its silken cell Lava seeps from earthen crust Twinkling stars from dying dusk

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Poetry

Whispering Beyond

While my eyes are searching, something else is urging, tugging at my heart. While my mind is thinking, something else is springing, struggling to impart. While my ears are listening, something else is glistening, sparkling in my soul. While my fingers touching, something else is clutching, marking up the holes. While my reason strengthens, something […]

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Poetry

Lavender Soul

Slumber breeze plucks from the trees the leaves and seeds unbound, Softly down with scarce a sound, impregnating the ground. Fallen snow, a cradle low, to stow from blow aloft. Intertwining rain and shining guiding seedling soft. One hand wise paints blue the skies, established clouds up high. One hand true the sea subdued, renewed […]

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Faith crisis poetry

Ashes to Ashes

Thrown into the fire, and what remained was charred. Tossed onto the pyre, before the angel guard. Gold nor silver waiting; just dross consumed by flame. Fining pot ablating, now only ash remain. Dust lay still and silent, untouched by trump or key. Arm of flesh not stirring, no tongue or bow-ed knee. Then a […]

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Poetry

Rainbow Tears

Roses drip as trembling lip longs for the words to say. Embers hide the pain inside from fasting, reading, pray. Sunshine streams from horrid dreams of nowhere left to go. Clover struck by mournful luck and nowhere left to grow. Azure skies with teary eyes stare at the door now locked. Lilacs weep at wounds […]

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Heavenly Mother

Four Trees

Once there was an orchard small of four trees in a row. Planted by a gardener, from seedlings she did grow. Nurtured, pruned, and shepherded, a sight now to behold, Underneath their branches wide, four stories did unfold. Fruit upon the first was dark and light and soursweet. Life bestowed for years on end till […]

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Faith crisis poetry

Tiny Mites

Stealing from a beggar’s hat to donate to a mall. Taking from a refugee to toss around a ball. Empt’ing off a child’s fork to protest rainbow bills. Rip away a leaky roof for scrip and purse to fill. Hide away the homeless tents to fly around the world. Bury deep hospital beds to sever […]

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Heavenly Mother

Hear My Voice

Queen of Heaven, hear my voice. Purge my ears of all this noise. Hear the words rise from my mouth. Grant relief to quench this drought. God of Sarah, fill my soul. Send your breath to patch this hole. Cleanse my lips with glowing coal Of the truths whitewashed I’ve told. God of ’Becca, burn […]

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Faith crisis poetry

Bubble Washing

Tokens and handshakes to cut off the tongue. Pull out the ladder and destroy the rungs. Lock up the lectern and turn off the mic. Whitewash the bubbles and keep the guys tight. Speak to the forest but no chirp or hum. Expel the water and vanish wisdom. Hoist up the arrow and ignore the […]

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Faith crisis poetry

Clean again

Standing in my grave, grey clouds all around. Life of signs and keys, with me in the ground. Shiver in the cold, blinded by the dark; Silenced voice and soul; empty, lifeless heart. Then I feel a drop fall upon my brow, Second, and a third—downpour on me now. Rain washes away caked-on grief and […]