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Burning Wrongs

I lit the piece of paper, Listing the wrongs, on fire. It burned ashen in a few seconds time, Without witnesses to the petty crimes. Somehow, I’d recorded them in my mind And replayed them like a turn style, Spinning

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The World’s Guides?

God gave us Word-Light In the dark of night. Around the LORD’s Son, Like the lesser sun, We revolve in life, ‘Cause of Jesus’ Light. The darkened but see Blind imaginings. They–try to describe, Apart from scribes, The cosmos around

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Need

We play along to songs, so wrong, Yearning for what lies beyond. We stop the music, but it still plays, Washing us away. We need. Need. Need. Call it thirst or desire Or some other word for-higher, Which longs to

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Though Enemies Assail

For such a time as this, It is my wish: In faith, not to fail, Though enemies assail. They surround thus Deploring Jesus. So, if I proclaim to be A follower of Thee, I will take a stand As best

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Righter’s Block

My well’s run dry, And I don’t know why. I plumb the depths Looking beyond my mess To righteously convey What I want to say. His Spirit finally begins to flow In a stream eddying slow Till He floods my

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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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Beyond

I take up such a small space Among the human race That it humbles me To see: The trees, sky, and stars And just how far Creation extends above Self love. Thinking just about me Is so limiting: So I

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Smiles

We capture smiles And hold onto them for a while, But somehow it’s the frowns That drag us down And appear to us in moments of repose. But suppose, just suppose We renewed our minds with smiles. Perhaps, then, we’d

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