Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Whisper of Demons

There are demons that whisper their words into our stories And devils dwelling in the details that we created to fill the gaps Creating conspiracies by blinding us to other possible conclusions Filling in the places of doubt with stories … Continue reading

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The Rains of Fall

After the long drought of summer turned the fields to faded gold The rains of fall return to refresh the dried skin of the parched earth And the tears of the heavens work their healing magic upon the ground Life … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 14: Boundary Markers and Celebrations

Deuteronomy 14 1 You are children of the LORD your God. You must not lacerate yourselves or shave your forelocks for the dead. 2 For you are a people holy to the LORD your God; it is you the LORD … Continue reading

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Sounds and Syllables

What power lies within the syllables and sounds? Do they merely describe a reality fully formed? A mimetic act of the glorification of creation Reflecting upon a completed picture imperfectly A flawed simulacrum of what sense can comprehend Or is … Continue reading

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Extracting Wisdom

They sat me in a chair today My wisdom teeth they pulled away And though my jaw may swollen be The wisdom it remains with me ¬† For pulling teeth is a painful thing But extracting wisdom has far more … Continue reading

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Banished Monsters

Maybe there was once a time when magic ruled the world When wizards and witches cast their spells upon their watchers Where dragons flew beyond the mountains and wild children lived in the forest Giants and trolls and goblins inhabited … Continue reading

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¬†Deuteronomy 13: The Challenge of Exclusivity

Deuteronomy 13 1 If prophets or those who divine by dreams appear among you and promise you omens or portents, 2 and the omens or the portents declared by them take place, and they say, “Let us follow other gods” … Continue reading

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