Monthly Archives: February 2012

looking for you

 

Lord when i look to search for you

with eyes that do not see

will you just turn

your gaze on me

and let the sheer intensity

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when morning light


when morning light was quietly breaking

you woke in me as i was waking

simultaneously it seemed

unlike what i’d ever dreamed

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How much time


How much time do I owe you

 

Even if I were to devote every second

Of the rest of my life from this moment on

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i have no words

 

i have no words

no more now

 

for what can i say

when all that I want

you already know

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i have no time


i have no time

for words

not minutes not hours

no time at all

for words

take me away

outside of time

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Nowhere to go

 

Nowhere to go,

and then

there’s nowhere to go.

 

All the places I’ve been to –

This place I’m in –

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The beggar


 

I could have been that woman

On the pavement behind the church,

With my half-naked two-year-old

Asleep on our only blanket,

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coolie


arms taut flesh

raked off by poverty

soft rice bean sprouts

and soy sauce

shoulders humped

neck bent by the unseen

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long before

 

long before the sinning

before even the beginning

was the unbegun

his son

his spirit

that’s it

 

infinity

in trinity

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