Companion

Once and for all wholeness – or all for one oneness Perfection of being – or reflecting meaning. The first a higher call asks one to find a way; despite failure and fall, to become what but may. The second a consort lets one travel the path; Asea without a port, less the power of […]

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The Invisible

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Unseen but apparent, harmony is invisible. The unseen is worth no words, and silence is golden Heartbreak and joy reveal the whole picture of creation, beyond image and likeness, and less than from nothing. I sit in silence to see clearly. We chant as one to focus well. Alone together, She…

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The Invisible

Unseen but apparent, harmony is invisible. The unseen is worth no words, and silence is golden Heartbreak and joy reveal the whole picture of creation, beyond image and likeness, and less than from nothing. I sit in silence to see clearly. We chant as one to focus well. Alone together, She is. Together alone, I […]

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Shortstop (Derek Jeter)

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We sing in unison, then settle in to “Play ball” He turns and squats before Her, he bows his head and prays “Help me”, he asks silently, “I beg you, keep me whole.” Ready, he springs to his feet, filled with Her mercy He plays with abandon on his toes He…

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water

water the essence of life mover of mountains maker of oceans half-full glass touches parched lips quenching me completely immersed saturating being i am soaked tide rolls in caressing the beach comforting me floating gently in placid pools i find rest cultivating crops blossoming plants nurturing me shower sprays washes clean i am unsoiled rippling […]

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By Chance

“The more i practice, the luckier I get.” I asked Her “Where am I, I feel lost and asea?” She did not answer – I did not feel at home. So, I said, “Here I am, I am, who I am” Now, She answered and made me happy I asked Her, “what’s up, this is […]

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Mercy

Mercy Sitting there in the Square ruined and disheveled, cloaked in drab failure, passers by pass by One stops and stoops and with extended hand says, “Tell me about it,” and sits to listen. “I took the coin and I ran, spending it all without care, and by myself, I was a winner. Now, look […]

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Insurgent

With mouth and eyes agape, I am a change agent but not for changes sake. I stand for attention, and will take the hard right; rarely the easy left. I won’t belittle change with something less than change. With back straight and chest high, I can’t just do something. I stand there with a “Yes”; […]

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