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The Road

The nightmare’s gone, And it’s early dawn. I see through a window now, Not through tears. The LORD has sloughed off my load Like the beginnings of laughter. I’m not bereft At all, Just a blinded Saul. My Maple tree

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TriniTree

I see the Trinity As a fruit-bearing tree. For one, The Son Reaches with outstretched arms Toward us Because Jesus, Is branches and limbs Bearing the Fruit of the Spirit in Him. God’s Spirit, like fruit, trembles in its own

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Robin

After every joke, there is a pause. “Will they boo or applaud?” O, Robin, I’m still laughin’ Remember when . . . Or when You were in . . . Man, you’re somethin’ else, Always help me take the focus

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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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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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