It doesn't matter Who let you down Or how It doesn't matter What things look like Or what has gone wrong It doesn't matter How weak you feel Or how unsure Faith is stronger Hope is a foundation And each step Is ordered
Absence of sound is Not always the equal to Silence ... ... ...
I was told I should come With a Warning label "Don't look Into my eyes For too long! You'll be Sucked in Forever!" Too bad Fair warning Didn't do anything To help Poor Jerry Or Mark Or James Their sunken ships, A few Among many, Skeletons of Failed attempts To make landfall, Still lie just … Continue reading Warning Label
Flowered wreaths Upon stands A folded flag Is in her hands Her world is changed Her love is gone A bugle plays One final song As song she's heard A hundred times For each close friend Left behind Behind in sense Of gone, of lost A life laid down A counted cost Some never left … Continue reading We Still Mourn ~ Memorial Day
Speaking softly the Crickets seem restless in their Prayers this warm night
Imperfect bookends Both suited to one another And completely contradictory Sit upon my bookshelf Exemplifying the duality Of the yin and yang One dark and unwilling To find happiness and peace In its twisted existence The other bright and unwilling To live without them Both are victims of the same Catastrophic fall from grace When … Continue reading Imperfect Bookends
Beauty grows in the Void where forgiveness and love Are planted like seeds Senryu A reflection on what forgiveness does to the soul.
Nothing lives in the Void where once grew perfect love The soil is barren Senryu A reflection upon what bitterness does to the soul.
Longingly I wait Return to me, Quiet Strength, Let me bask in you Senryu is a type of haiku about human nature or emotions.
I was considering recently a story that should be familiar to anyone familiar with the Torah ~ the story of how while wandering the desert for 40 years the Israelites won the Battle of Rephidim against the Amalekites. In the time the Israelites wandered the desert before finally entering the Promised Land, they had more … Continue reading Classics: “Hope” is the thing with feathers