Category Archives: Poems

Project Update

Just wanted to give a quick update on my lectionary project.  I’ve completed four poems and am working on number five.  I am up to Matthew chapter 3. I decided that I’d reuse a poem as the first poem in … Continue reading

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Movember Poem

Movember Razor scrapes face clean. Towel dries tears. Lip quivers at the memory. Eyes face the past, while throat prepares to cry into the future. A budding soup-strainer starts the conversation. Stubble opens ears. Lips speak of, Motivation, Awareness, Paying-it-forward, … Continue reading

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Supplies

Supplies Spirit Kitty is seventeen. Her occupation is chasing sunny spots to warm her arthritic bones. Her once shiny sable coat now is sparse over her fragile frame. My workday done, the car turns towards the vet’s office, and medications … Continue reading

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The Lectionary Project

Last Advent season the pastor of my church asked me to write poems based on Bible passages.  The challenge came in reimagining ancient texts in new ways while remaining true to the original message.  The reward came in the study, … Continue reading

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