Monthly Archives: September 2011

They were laughing quietly at me

 

They were laughing quietly at me

i could still see Him smile so clearly

glancing at me, lips parted behind his beard

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In Your Eyes

 

As I go about my day,

Let me take one step away

From myself, so I can keep

Close watch, probing deep

Into my own intention,

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I caught a glimpse of Beauty

 

I caught a glimpse of Beauty flitting by

Across the flat sands in the misty sky,

With trailing long hair and smoke-blue veil,

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silence

 

Silence in unheard roars of intense eruptions

Of molten clouds far flung in fire,

And the bursting rays before twilight:

Sparks from heaven’s silently clashing cymbals.

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Letter to my Teacher — No 1

Dear Jesus

 

I don’t know what you’re talking about

 

When I listen to You

Or listen to someone reading out

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Baa, Baa Sheep

 

You so-called lazy baa, baa sheep,

We know you more than earn your keep.

 

Each time you’ll find you have your bags

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Mary, O you

Mary, O you Magdalene,

Will you please let me glean

From that one action of yours,

When everything had run its course,

When by your name He called you,

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The love song of the universe

 

The love song of the universe

Is a silent symphony

It resonates in twinkling stars

An echo of infinity

 

Beyond the reaches of human thought

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Do do ism

In an

— — acquisitive age

of action

— — accelerated

— — — rates of change

— — — rate so many

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Lights shine the same way

Lights shine the same way everywhere,

in solitary houses, at street corners,

blinking in trees like stars,

frozen still within the town across the field,

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