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Opening the Hand

Mapping the Meaning

What follows will most likely be of little interest to the bulk of you.  For the past few years I have been working to drive and weave the resources for my writing ever more densely into the thickety webs of my authentic experience of the world.  423 more words


The Last Kiss

Apologies fall from your cruel mouth like leaves

Brittle and dead in the midst of autumn. The tree is left

Bare and fruitless like your empty… 145 more words

National Poetry Month

Be All To Me

Funny, I can go months at a time without writing a poem. Then, all of a sudden, one hits me and a few follow. Hope you don’t mind me posting another prayer-poem. 148 more words


The Truth Is…

The truth. The sharpest sword you will ever wield. That crap hurts. Try telling someone the truth and, most likely, it will be more pain than pleasure. 96 more words


it’s odd to feel so hopeful

to have a smile on my face

i have to say that this feels good

and not even a little out of place. 97 more words


Failure, Doubt, and Perfectionism: A Lenten Reflection

History certainly does repeat itself. 

Every semester, the vicious cycle of sleep deprivation kicks in around week eight. During this time, the “normal” daily routine is as follows: wake up, go to class, do homework, stay up late, sleep for a few hours, and repeat the next day. 734 more words


With All The Hope In The World

Born innocent

With all the hope in the world

For joy, happiness and peace.

Yet the way life goes,

Things happened

To disrupt all that potential peace… 85 more words