Monthly Archives: October 2013

NOW I WAKE INTO MY DAY (A MORNING PRAYER)

Now I wake into my day I pray the Lord to walk with me along my way. If I from my best plans should stray I pray the Lord shine warmth and light To help me better walk and see. … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Prayer, Quick reads | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NOW GO I FURTHER (a weektime prayer)

Now go I further through my week– Lord, now, again, thy company I seek. . . As I stumble through this maze, I pray you, hold my hand Til I can recollect and then reclaim thy ways.

Posted in Poetry, Quick reads | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GROWING PAINS

Growing pains. . . in a life lived well as far as I can tell they never end. . .

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

THE SOUND OF FEELINGS OLD AND DEEP

Feelings old and deep +++++rise up, +++++unbeckoned, +++++and they threaten +++++++++to wreck, +++++++++if they’re not reckoned with. . . So, let them come. . . And hold them well in cup of hands, Show them, know them– they’re important. . … Continue reading

Posted in Medium Length Poems, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LIFE LOVED LIVED

Life is to be loved. . . And lived. . . Treated softly with the best kid gloves. . And boxed ferociously with the best darn punch You have to give.

Posted in Poetry, Quick reads | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WHAT LIES BETWEEN THE CRANNIES AND THE NOOKS

Life. . . little pits of dark rot into living pillars. . . those tiny pocking, slinking threats, begun as minutest things that get us at last to see the bigger picture. . . both the brilliance and the stillness … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TOOTH GRITTING DETERMINATION

Tooth gritting determination. Determination that lasts As long as you can grit your teeth. Maybe that has something to do with that Stuff about hell Where there will be gnashing of teeth.

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment