Category Archives: poetry

Creation

He was silent for the longest time (it felt like an eternity), brooding over the dark waters as though through glass, strangely untouched by the storm, unmoved by the violence of the deep as it wrestled life to the surface, … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning

I threw away the old, stale curry leaves, the old, stale bread. I threw away the old, stale news- papers half unread. I threw away old, empty bottles, their promises unslaked. I threw away some old, empty dreams that were … Continue reading

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Beyond silence

Straining to hear the voice of God over the hum of life; the drone & drum of the washing machine. Beyond the doors, a bird solicits sex; behind the brain, electric chatter & whine; the idea of silence unthinkable  since … Continue reading

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Suffer the children 

And will their dry bones live? Continue reading

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It is not enough

It is not enough for him to die. It is not enough for him to offer up his pain, to offer us his wincing scars: touch my hand; my open, scored side; trace the welts and weals of the thorns … Continue reading

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Learning to pray

They didn’t tell us why … Continue reading

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Good Friday: his own people

At the beginning of the Gospel according to John, we read that, He was in the world, and the world came into being through him; yet the world did not know him. He came to what was his own, and … Continue reading

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