Monthly Archives: May 2016

Seeking Wisdom

The poet’s quest is to pay attention to the ways in which the secrets of the universe unfold in exploration Perhaps, in the dusty shelves of a library filled with ancient and venerated tomes wisdom may be found Or she … Continue reading

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Psalm 18 Royal Thanks at the End of the Journey

Psalm 18 <To the leader. A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD, who addressed the words of this song to the LORD on the day when the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and … Continue reading

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Post-Human Evolutions 3:The Gladiators

The Sons of Mars: The Gladiators     They enter the new coliseums to the thunderous applause of their devotees These modern day gladiators lifted up as the heroes of the age The champions among us, some mingling of humanity … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

Nostalgia: From Greek ‘nostos’-returning home + ‘algos’- pain Memories can contain truth and still be a lie And we can be homesick for a home that was never ours Sometimes the picture of the past is painted in the brushstrokes … Continue reading

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Psalm 17- An Embodied Prayer

  Psalm 17 <A Prayer of David.> 1 Hear a just cause, O LORD; attend to my cry; give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit. 2 From you let my vindication come; let your eyes see the … Continue reading

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Psalm 16- Remaining Faithful in a Pluralistic Setting

Psalm 16 <A Miktam of David.> 1 Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge. 2 I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” 3 As for the holy ones … Continue reading

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Psalm 15- Entering the Sacred Presence of God

Psalm 15  <A Psalm of David.> 1 O LORD, who may abide in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy hill? 2 Those who walk blamelessly, and do what is right, and speak the truth from their heart; 3 … Continue reading

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