Are we Birds of a Feather?
Category Archives: Poetry
The paths down which we walk within our dreams have led us to this place we dare not sleep: this place where waking is not what it seems. Our words have traveled down the narrow streams of halting conversation from … Click here to continue reading >>>
A place from which you can’t escape is prison. A place to which you must return is prison. The space between the place where you were born and everywhere you fear to go is prison. Your shame has strapped a … Click here to continue reading >>>
She breaks my heart every night – I lay her on her bed, wrap a blanket around her still tiny feet, rest my head on her froggy pillow-pet, and whisper, “Goodnight…” She turns her head to mine, places her arm … Click here to continue reading >>>
When challenged, embrace faith; When faithful, embrace work; When working, embrace challenges – God will figure out the rest.
Lord, bring me the hatred of the world, that I may find love; bring me the shame of the world, that I may find gratitude; bring me the judgment of the world, that I may find forgiveness. Father, bring me … Click here to continue reading >>>
1 ninety-one-year-old man; 2 sixteen-year-old boys; 300 others condemned to die; 152,749 more scattered in between. 153,052 hearts, beating in cages; 306,104 hands, idling around bars; 1,530,520 toes, losing ground; 5,050,716 vertebrae, bent without burden. <1,530,520,000,000,000,000,000 brain cells contemplating the same, relentless question: zero … Click here to continue reading >>>