These Empty Graves

the premise was preposterousa God man come to usdescended from the highest heightsto walk here in the dust the gods we knew were cruel and meandemanding endless sacrificesthat changed from day to day to dayat ever-increasing, costly prices and we had to prop those gods of oursthey were powerless to standwe made them, formed them,…

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Saturday

to sit here is to rememberto remember what was lostto exist in this black rubbleand to ponder what it cost Sunday’s coming but they don’t know yetcan you imagine their despairall the pain and deep confusiontrouble breathing that foul air to have known You, walked beside Youto have seen You in the fleshthen to see…

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Remember

wounded for our iniquitiesbeaten for our shamechastised for our transgressionsand bloodied for our pain betrayed for all our snide remarkstaunted for each my truth we livewhipped for our disobedienceeach time we failed to forgive today we here rememberwe remember where You’ve beenwe remember blood unbodiedand the grave we put You in but it was not…

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Zooming Out, Zooming In & A Little Artistic Licentiousness.

Lately I’ve had to borrow my husband’s readers so that I can see when I’m reading in bed. Frankly, it makes me wonder if it’s time to look into long-term care facilities. Yes, I recognize I have the occasional tendency to slight bouts of over-exaggeration, but I’ve decided that at my age there’s no reason…

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Psalm 153 (text version)

for the Visual Poetry version, click here. My neighbor’s garden is so lovelymy cousin’s yard so large and lushmy dear friend’s view a stunning mountainmy uncle’s life with friends so flush And they call to me like Asherahthey whisper songs to me like Baaltheir words full of such sweet deceptionthey pave the slippery slope to…

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Psalm 136, Reimagined (text version)

for the Visual Poetry version, click here. Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.His love endures forever. to the One who dreamed up the sun, started its’ engine, and caused it to rise this morning.His love endures forever. who chose and numbered the years during which we draw breathe, created and sustains the…

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Isaiah 26:12-15 (*text version)

*If you would like to see the visual poetry version, click here. Long ago there were vast giants roaming all throughout this land they were raging, they were roaring devouring everything at hand And the land was full of groaning and the ground was full of pain and the very dust cried out at the…

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