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 ripplingContinue reading “water”

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”;Continue reading “Insurgent”

Vesting

Dress the part Be the role Team players dress in locker rooms Putting on the uniform All for one and one for all Civil servants dress in precincts Wearing badges on the chest protecting and serving Celebrants dress in sacristies Donning multicolor vestments Welcoming all to the table Cooks dress in kitchens Tying aprons andContinue reading “Vesting”

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 hisContinue reading “Shortstop (Derek Jeter)”

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 rhymeContinue reading “Tie a String around My Finger”

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.Continue reading “Leap of Faith”