A Poem: A Way

There is a waythe sea holds the shore.One would think the solid,apparently insurmountable thingcontained the greater strength. But there is a waythe sea comes inconstant and sure,moving its body of weightto mould itselfagainst the cliff’s sheer edge,undeterred, that its hard face softensover timefrom rock to sand. There is a waythe snow falls sure,gently on branchesthat … More A Poem: A Way

A Poem: The Great Silence

In the great silencethe flowers seeded and grew,the rain fell, the land took a breath,exhaled.The sun turned on its wheelheedless to the forecast doom. In the great silencethe leaves folded, took their queueand detached from the branch,to become the first fruitof a fallen carpet,destined for mulch. In the great silence, north and south,the seasons changed,exchanged … More A Poem: The Great Silence

A Poem: God Appearing

And God came down,said he would appear when we least expected. And God came here,slipping in behind a door left open. Appearing like an angel bearing gifts. And we were too fearfulto believe, too blind to see,restless for peace, too anxious to trust the darknesseasing, shifting its dark wings,its swirling skirts. As we,locked into a … More A Poem: God Appearing