Tag: Poetry

  • I showed God my plans

    I showed God my plans and God smiled ear to ear, as if being presented with a child’s first poem. I showed God my plans and God wept, knowing the precious under pressure is fragile and easily breaks. I showed God my plans and God asked some questions, wanting to save me from myself yet […]

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  • First light

    Before the first light of morning, when only street lights notice, a world in waiting wakes, as darkness is bent towards the light, shadows go indoors for fear of being seen. As one set of blinds open another closes like sun shades, this fierce yet healing light splinters, reach deep into the souls shadows, terrifying […]

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  • The invitation

    Come with┬áme and stand before the dawn, let us be still, without words and wait, wrapped in the blanket of darkness within and without. Watch with me as sun splinters break into our worlds, to see and to be seen, never giving ourselves in total to the light, but residing in the threshold of shadows […]

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  • Blessing Time

    As the days line up one after another outside the door of tomorrow with hours sorted and stacked in piles of do’s. May you know how to count the preciousness of each moment and not live the next before all of life is extracted from the present. As interruptions come in every shape of the […]

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  • A New Day

    With eyes acquainted with the dark may the first light of morning awaken within you a beautiful question; one that unlocks doors bolted by yesterday’s grief and the harsh and unforgiving words you have spoken to yourself. May the sun spill light into the cracks where the residue of darkness hides inviting you to walk […]

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  • The Return

    Walking backwards into the past I stumbled upon standing stones, guiding me on tomorrows way. Not seeing at first, I retraced my steps to discover where I had come from. Silent witnesses speaking from ancient pathways, rocks holding memory, wind breathing, and tidal cadence in perfect time with life’s first note. Bruised from the fall, […]

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