Evidence

Life’s blindness had hidden the encounters of paradise I missed the here and there dots connecting to the unknown I did not see the walls had disappeared in well-lit moments Unnoticed, barriers had been broken, restraints removed In an autumn foliage color change, undulating in the breeze you unexpectedly came …

Doubting Thomas

Anne Sexton’s poem Small Wire begins: “My faith is a great weight hung on a small wire, as doth the spider hang her baby on a thin web” My light faith as the spider strand metaphor, sways in the breeze, barely holding onto me So thin, even a breath can …

Worthy Brothers

In my role as Knight’s Lecturer I was preparing a talk about serving My heart welled up thinking of the many activities of my Brothers Our Lenten season’s fish fry’s surfaced multi-faceted from within I am there with them, even though these busy men, do not see me These same …

Pater Noster

A duck silently paddled, pointing direction in arrow wakes Crows bounced from hemlock branch to hemlock branch Their caws called out from deep within, follow me, follow me A woodpecker’s hammering reminded, even Christ worked The soft splash meant a fish had consumed his daily bread Light from the east, …

The Request

I did not tell you what I noticed during the times I was with you To look through the window of your eyes, was to be with Moses I knew an angels purifying glowing coal had touched your lips It is time for others to know you, I must pursue …

Because You Love Me

Inside our casual greetings I notice your eyes full of grace You may not know that in these moments I say a grateful prayer Then, came my loss Within my time to grieve you noticed Glory showed itself Your sympathy was expressed in the cards you sent, in your mass …

Shards of Love

In the sweltering heat of desert sands you pray in hope, that we find love A single candle dimly lights your cave you, are there for us When we gaze at you, we know the echo’s brilliance can illuminate the way outside this space, into unity Our short moments with …

Desert Sands

Desert Sands The cascading brook returns whispers to you that we are safe Behind your door, your room becomes outwardly holy as you enter into its vastness Your silent walk in the bitter cold display’s your warmth in crystal breaths Fingers within the roaring flames are visible outlines of your …

Love in an Envelope

The sealed envelope, a container for; dreams For a peaceful future, better than has been seen Prayer’ aimed toward the distance of eternity Humanities expression of heavens believability A note from a friend that has not drifted away An invitation to get together to enjoy a play Sharing fondness built …