Planted (Psalm 1)

Who are these? Blessed and blessing, Anchored and anchoring; We all know them, the lifegivers: Of whom we might say: "Quod plantatum est" Veritable trees of Eden They are: reliable, constant, Faithful in giving up (For all those of us who walk by) Their own unique fruit - Pleasing to heart's eye, Their every word…Read more Planted (Psalm 1)



How silently, how silently The wondrous gift is given: Sidling secretly, deity's day; Furtively (thief-like), into A willing womb, In an unwilling world. How silently, how silently The errant exiles' homeward Route is cleared: before our eyes Ravines are raised, The rocks made roads, And Home Himself comes running. How silently, how silently The herald…Read more Advenit

Independence Day (the morning after)

Free at last, free at last... Free from others' control, injustice: unbound From their games, their stupid rules used To reduce, reject, exclude. Free, flown the nest, stretching wings Made to be stretched; parents' hopes Fulfilled in our new world. Free, ourselves, adrift, horizons empty, Our new creation reflecting only Our own voices, choices; void.…Read more Independence Day (the morning after)

Hidden Treasures

Hands up, you precious coins Stuffed down the side Of sofas. Hands up, you buried Talents, wasted, wasting Away, Awaiting the light of Day, a hand up, a hand Out Of this, your enforced Idleness, forgotten Cages. What price discovering the pearl That is this human resource, Treasure Beyond compare, worth The sale of all…Read more Hidden Treasures