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Tag Archives: haiku
sun striking chapel bells call to morning prayer unanswerable
Posted in haiku, poetry, prayer Tagged Daily Office, haiku, Louisville Seminary, prayer, sunrise Leave a comment
stripped to our atoms, our shining core, is glory [still] captive to chaos
Posted in haiku, holy days, poetry Tagged haiku, Hiroshima, Transfiguration Leave a comment
Storm in black and white
Violent ultra violet piercing dark skies; dangerous contrast.
in the beginning, when God began to create the heavens and the earth, all was formless and void, and the Spirit of God moved over the dark waters Suspended in salt water, albatross passes over; create me.
Posted in poetry Tagged albatross, creation, genesis 1:1, haiku, recreation, vacation Leave a comment
First Peter: first thoughts
Haiku towards a reflection on the Flood and the ark as symbols of baptism: 1 Peter 3:13-22, Year A Easter 6 Children of the flood, each of us was drowned at birth, startled to breath.
Posted in lectionary reflection, poetry, sermon preparation Tagged 1 Peter 3:13-22, ark, baptism, Flood, haiku, Holy Spirit, Noah, symbols of baptism, Year A Easter 6 Leave a comment
Hard of hearing
Tender words shouted at my father; love rendered hard in his hearing.
Posted in poetry Tagged aging, family, haiku, hearing loss, parents Leave a comment
Dislocated daydreams: salt spray from a city street; unkept promises.
Back and forth
How long, Lord, how long? The days are surely coming; God will not delay. How long, Lord, before justice rolls like a river? God will not delay. How long, Lord, how long? Pray without ceasing, knowing the days are coming….
Posted in poetry Tagged haiku, how long?, Jeremiah 31:27-34, Luke 18:1-8, poetry, pray without ceasing, Psalms, Year C Proper 24 Leave a comment
God, singing in the shower, echoing slate grey tesselating clouds.
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