Tags » Innocents

Mocoa, Mosul, Memphis

April 4, 2017, Prescott- 

Three rivers converged,

burying some bodies,

and taking others into the maw

of the Amazon Basin.

Five nations’ armies converge,

blasting some innocents to smithereens, 36 more words

Striving

If You Will

Fly the flag,

If you will,

Raise it gently,

But not too high –

Not yet.

Fly the flag,

If you will,

With respect,

Not anger; 92 more words

Poetry Perhaps?

Before he puts pen to paper...

What will the poet write today
As he unfurls this modern play
Will there be lines all filled with song
With words that carry the day along. 123 more words

Poetry

One Little Star

After Christmas and Boxing Day, there is a little-known day of observance in the Christian calendar (little-known in my tradition at least) called the Feast of the Holy Innocents. 285 more words

Poetry

... Sighed the Snake

Snake, where do you come from
& where is it you go to from here?
Where’s the rock under which you hide
ready to strike, at unsuspecting innocents? 43 more words

Poetry

Our Lady

Our Lady

(12 December, the Solemnity of Guadalupe)

The roses fell

Into his cloak made

Of rough cloth

He took the flowers

To the priest who… 43 more words

Handling The Death of Innocents

[this message was given at the Children of the Heart Remembrance Ceremony, Dec 4, 2016, Glendale YMCA, Arizona]

I suspect that most of you here would agree with me that when there’s a death of an infant, it just seems that the universe is out of sync. 1,436 more words

Chaplaincy