Category Archives: haiku

The widow’s might

what if the widow’s mite was hope, and she spent all she had to live on

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Betrayal

Loose lips sink kisses drunk on Communion wine love’s drowned by desire ______________ Now the betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “The one I will kiss is the man.” (Mark 14:44) ______________ Giotto di Bondone, Kiss of Judas [Public … Continue reading

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The view from the top

empty light shuffling shadows fall out unseen if you never look down

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The penitent

on her knees scrubbing blood from the pavement beneath the broken icon

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Unseasonable

On a bridge, blue hat; on a log, red glove; breaking  winter, discarded 

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Louisville Seminary

sun striking chapel bells call to morning prayer unanswerable

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Security alert

Count seconds between eruptions; dog howl fear strikes: cell phone lightning storm.

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