Monthly Archives: April 2014

Israel: The Wounded Side

As Jacob set out for home, A man wrestled with him, Once he was finally alone. The match revealed his sin, Robbing Esau of all he’d own. Jacob wrestled with God and man Till the breaking of day. Did Jacob

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My Coffee Brood

Derek Walcott had it right, wrong In his Arkansas psalm. His coffee pot dripped in zeroes, But my colored heroes Have a rich aroma and taste: An earthiness, this race. And there’s something energetic And at once electric About sharing

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Resurrection Bodies

Look in every direction, And you’ll see resurrection. Consider love; how it truly dwells In our inner selves When we die to self And live for someone else. In the same way, We see a resurrection day When a seed

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