Shortstop (Derek Jeter)

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 plays gracefully with his […]

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Tie a String around My Finger

Don’t forget to remember Drink the moon shine Walk in delight Quaff the lunar twilight See the wind whine Move without flight Behold the Light’s soundbite Hear the bud sign Catch the sunlight Listen to the bees’ plight Smell the tree line Stroll with the height Sniff the branches’ bark blight Feel the sea’s rhyme […]

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Leap of Faith

I am this impossibility: my oneness trumps the universal; yes, I am not lesser but other. God is not less than or subject to the declarative demonstratives – the one for all and all for one rules; so too, I have union with our God without the commandments placebo; so too, Abraham is not condemned. […]

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Leap of Faith

I am this impossibility: my oneness trumps the universal; yes, I am not lesser but other. God is not less than or subject to the declarative demonstratives – the one for all and all for one rules; so too, I have union with our God without the commandments placebo; so too, Abraham is not condemned. […]

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Justice and Mercy

Justice speaks the truth Mercy hears the truth Justice is blind with his ears covered Mercy is shocked with her mouth covered Justice gives nothing and takes it all. Mercy has nothing to give and gives it all. Mercy listens with respect and convenes with a fiat Justice will not hear of it and adjourns […]

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Fierce

She is above the law and does not wear a badge. she is beyond the rule and does not need a shield. With wide open eyes, she mocks blind justice. With wide open arms, she gives peace and mercy. Without empty threats, she feels my pain with me. Without leaving a scar, she uses a […]

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Dim the Din

Deafening silence defies demanding. Dwell in the moment, doubt not the Word, with discernment is clad. I am not searching, I am travelling with friends commingling. Demurred distractions Dismissed – be still, a delicate voice speaks. Past informs present — Listen with intent and silent assent Duped not by “owned”, I, despite the “story”, dissent […]

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The Idea

“the thing is to find the truth which is true for me” Indeed, I am an idealist and I will tilt at windmills; however, I must keep it real. Some would rather be mad than pleased; some would rather worry than be happy. As for myself, I do not judge. Indeed, I am very loyal […]

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Stalking

Waiting with patience for the scent, the cat sat there calm and intent. Eyes focused and breathing content; she did not wonder what this meant. Alone in the dark, poised for the pounce waiting for the prey to announce, she did not care who would renounce. For mercy brings a happy bounce. She ponders what’s […]

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Harmony

emphatic embrace patient patience pales awesome aweful affinity courageous courage cares hardy heart heaves hearty hurting healed hugged harmony heaven helped us holding hastened harming hindered hardships humbled blooming ripeness bursting softness heartfelt awareness measured response putting up with taking care of union always in all ways

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