Poems

  • If I Believe January 22, 2016 ShareThis is my first, and perhaps last, Shakespearean sonnet. If I believe that you are safely hid In the eternal place where you are from Then nothing you will do or sooner did Possesses strength to keep you ever glum If I believe that you ...
  • A Blessing For The Zombies? January 5, 2016 ShareThis poem should have been written on Halloween. Don’t take it too seriously. Each line in this poem has five syllables. Once before I thought to do what I ought. But now I can see that I’m a zombie. My friends are the same– they all ...
  • Atonement Without Sacrifice January 3, 2016 ShareThis poem was inspired by the section called “Atonement without Sacrifice” in the book A Course in Miracles. Concerning the atonement We must practice discernment The atonement is a concept Into which some errors have crept In order to have consistent perception We must eradicate all ...
  • From Light To Light December 15, 2015 ShareThe Light There is a light that embraces all living things And carries the whole universe in its gentle wings This light is intelligent and warm And there are countless beings that swarm Within its peaceful and welcoming mien But it cannot be with the body’s ...
  • The Middle Way December 15, 2015 ShareNow, it looks like it’s gone nationwide Too much pride (Don Henley, from “Too Much Pride”) How to avoid the slavish side While also shunning too much pride? We can discover the middle way When we choose oneness today For oneness keeps us side-by-side And helps us shun ...
  • The Last Days December 15, 2015 ShareBut, “Ah, Lord GOD!” I said, “Look, the prophets are telling them, ‘You will not see the sword nor will you have famine, but I will give you lasting peace in this place.'” Then the LORD said to me, “The ...
  • When The Veil Is Removed From Our Eyes December 15, 2015 ShareAnd on this mountain He will swallow up the covering which is over all peoples, Even the veil which is stretched over all nations. (Isaiah 25:7 NASB) When the veil is removed from our eyes What could we experience but surprise? All these ...
  • The Cat And The Mouse December 15, 2015 ShareOnce there lived a cat and a mouse In an average suburban house The cat got his meals every day Even when the owners were away The cat had nothing to worry about But there was something he was without He felt alone, even with clever ...
  • Wasteland December 15, 2015 ShareMy brain is bruised, and my heart is sore Lying face-down on a hard dirt floor Do you know who is still keeping score? My brain is bruised, and my heart is sore I can’t see what the future is for There’s nothing in this ...
  • If Loss Were Real June 25, 2015 ShareIf loss were real anywhere Then life would be unfair If loss were really the truth Then despair would end our youth Look Listen Wake up Death cannot take what is eternal If we put our hope in rotting skin Then no one can ever hope to win For death ...