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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Lent 3, Yr B)

(John 2: 13-22)

In a building that is not a building
but the dusty halls of my spirit,
in a heart that is not just a heart… 142 more words

Lectionary Readings

The Calm

Inspired as a response to the Dougie MacLain song “Ready for the storm”

I was ready for the storm

Of which the minstrel sang

I Knew where the rocky shore stood… 158 more words

New Poems

Musings 02-27-2015

Looking within I seek the words

The keys to all that’s been

Looking without I see the results

Of loves and joys now lost

Listening in the silent night… 66 more words

New Poems

Two poems by Richie McCaffery


The cricket club is a cow-field away
from our house, yet local lore
says a cricket ball knocked so far
for six in the 1950s smashed… 221 more words


A new poem: Some More Strategies for the End of the World

I am delighted to have a new poem, Some More Strategies for the End of the World, published today at The Stare’s Nest.

With thanks to… 12 more words


Partitioning mist

What part of the mist

is mountain-tears and what part

the last monsoon cloud?



First snow of deep night,

silence has a colour now –

a hue called longing.