Category Archives: Poems

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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What Price?

What Price? Good friends, good music, good times. Hands holding hands, bodies swaying to the rhythm of promises of night. Dancer’s jubilance fades to a scream as blood erupts from chest, arms, and legs. Nightmare falls as a hundred points … Continue reading

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