A Poem: Not Here

If there is loneliness it should not be here.Not in the world with its myriad colours, sights, scents, sounds. Yes, the day I let loneliness have the last saywill be the day I did not open my eyes to Love’s attentions. She is always the first and last guest to the party.The one who brings … More A Poem: Not Here

A Poem: Knowing God

Ah, so you don’t think you know God?God is grace, more than anything else.And grace is everywhere. God has her earthand her sky, and in between spreadsherself out. You walk upon her,and she is the very atmosphere,the air you breathe:  the utmost edge,the highest. And she is the softness of snow,or more like the quilt … More A Poem: Knowing God

A Poem: Joy’s Face

I want to write of joy, but not the joy that parades,the joy that needs bells and whistles,occasions. I want to write of joy that arrives in every season,that undergirds all the fleeting feelingsarising. I want to write of joy, but not of the overblown rose withher scents and opulence,her full headed extravagance, but of … More A Poem: Joy’s Face