Poems

  • Echo Chamber December 5, 2016 ShareThis short poem is dedicated to the civilized world. According to Wikipedia: In news media an echo chamber is a metaphorical description of a situation in which information, ideas, or beliefs are amplified or reinforced by transmission and repetition inside an ...
  • Can These Pages Live? December 4, 2016 ShareThis poem was inspired by some verses from the Bible. He said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” (Ezekiel 37:3 NASB) Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is ...
  • Your Life Is Based On Shifting Sand December 2, 2016 ShareThis poem is for people who think they can hide their evil and who think that evil makes them strong. Attacking, mocking, killing foes Your pride does swell as power grows Though watching over all the land Your life is based on shifting sand The ...
  • The Age Of Innocence October 4, 2016 ShareWhen we look around at all the others And fail to see them as our brothers We maintain the unhappy status quo And hold firmly to our fear and woe What is it that keeps the world mired in fear And will not allow real ...
  • This Time Around July 7, 2016 ShareThis poem is about the current age and the next age on earth. This time around We don’t see eye to eye This time around We are afraid to die This time around We walk divergent roads This time around We have different codes This time around The righteous people ...
  • The Ego and the Attraction of Death May 18, 2016 ShareWhat would you see without the fear of death? What would you feel and think if death held no attraction for you? Very simply, you would remember your Father. The Creator of life, the Source of everything that lives… –A Course ...
  • The Beast April 24, 2016 ShareThis poem is about the beast of guilt and fear. The repressed beast sleeps In the heart that keeps Its guilt hid away And does not allay The resulting fear That judgment is near People have a mask With the simple task Of hiding the beast But guilt is a ...
  • All Men Will Be Brothers March 21, 2016 ShareA Man’s A Man For All That (Modern English update by Alan Steinle, 2016; original version by Robert Burns, 1795) Is there for honest Poverty That hangs his head, and all that; The coward slave—we pass him by, We dare be poor for all that! For ...
  • The Ego’s Last Stand February 13, 2016 ShareThis poem is about letting go of the past, and abandoning our belief that sin cannot be undone You’ve taught me to lie without a trace And to kill with no remorse On the outside I’m the greatest guy But now I’m dead inside —From ...
  • Never As Good As The Last Time January 27, 2016 ShareThis is a Shakespearean sonnet about love. It is a response to the song “Never As Good As The First Time” by Sade. One day, a million years or greater hence The universe will be ripe, and so old That there will be ...