Tag Archives: Faith

The Color of the Rose

04/19/16 Past heaven’s gate, I should like to know How came the crimson color Of the rose? “Warning,” we alarm in red, And so the widow on her sordid web – Or is it an invitation? Love is sticky Business, … Continue reading

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As I Remember

01-03-15 Men speak of phantom sensations where once were limbs That severed are no more, but may prick or throb no less than When they were; as dreams awaken distant pasts and place us  In a time long gone And … Continue reading

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Call It ‘Grace’

04-13-2014 Here an unplucked bud, friskily curved, whispers breathing in my attentive ear to drink from the Euphrates, or the Amazon. But drink fast, first a sea of rose, or gin, To task with unbinding that prick within, Of prying … Continue reading

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High Cliff Camp at Winter’s End

03/17/2014 I pitched a tent atop the Niagra Escarpment, over Lake Winnebago in March, two days before St. Patrick‚Äôs feast; two nights stayed, alone in those woods where the effigies lay, for a thousand years with the dead. The floor … Continue reading

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Autumnal Sense

09-19-13 Would Summer’s warm embrace Not dwindle, giving way to darker Cooler eves; and Autumn, In her graceful, melancholy manner Step sheepish forward in her brilliant Untamed gown, ablaze with so many shades Of unnatural Earth; How might we welcome … Continue reading

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Binding

11-23-13 Close my eyes from weeping At this scene. Unclench my hands Against themselves in fierce and steely, Vain restraint. He will hold the boy As purchase for her salty flesh; Call the boy’s name to whisper Sultry pleasures in … Continue reading

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Innocence

 

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