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The Modern Necromancers

Consume and be filled That is the purpose, for that you were summoned Up from the depths to view the treasures of heaven Paraded before your eyes by the modern necromancers Marketing the latest cure for the emptiness The emptiness … Continue reading

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Remembering Bonhoeffer: The Powers of Good

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed at Flossenberg Concentration Camp on April 9, 1945, and at some other point I am sure I will share more reflections since his writings have definitely shaped me in many ways, but today I am just … Continue reading

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Empty Wells: A Poem

When the wells of the soul run dry From watering and nourishing the fruit of the vine In the middle of the wilderness Do we accept that drought is a part of life That every day, every season, every year … Continue reading

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Golgotha

Alone, life is over, Those whom I ask to wait for me enter into sleep A sleep deeper than death itself Seconds creep by, minutes last for years As I wait for my Father to answer me Yet no answer … Continue reading

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Betrayal- A Poem

A friend, a lover, a confidant, the one who I let down my armor to I accepted the blame for another’s actions And I slowly let the blade of betrayal slide between my ribs and into my heart How could … Continue reading

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The Return of the Robins

The winter winds scream against the walls of the house Blowing frozen crystals from the sky But the sentinels of spring have arrived Their orange breasts foreshadowing the warmer times to come A time of new life, a season of … Continue reading

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Esther’s Crown: A Poem

A young flower freshly bloomed Is harvested with all the other blooms in the garden To set before the king for his pleasure Most will be cast aside, forgotten and neglected Destined to wilt in the vastness of his harem … Continue reading

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The Gryphon: A Poem

Once I was viewed as an image of nobility and power itself The king of the sky and the king of the jungle brought together into something far deadlier Strong enough to rule the skies and deadly enough to stalk … Continue reading

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Not the end…A Poem

Standing at the graveside of a man I never met In a garden of stone blanketed by snow Growing only silken flowers coated in frost Surrounded by the family and friends of the one lying in wait As I stand, … Continue reading

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Three Small Poems from a Snowy Day

Earth and Sky The sky reaches out to embrace its beloved which lies locked in a deep slumber The earth continues its hibernation cooled by the long winter So the firmament sheds its winter robe And crystal falls from the … Continue reading

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