fears about faith – September 15

9.15.2014

fears about faith

about God and life

and love and death

 

fantasies or connections

to the really real

beneath the world’s veneer

 

fears. that it

won’t be true.

that it is.

 

and will I have lived well.

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gratitude, unbelief

at how well it has

turned out.

 

life, love, nose

pressed against

windows, suddenly

inside

 

how did that happen.

Grace.

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a vacant mind – September 16

9.16.2014

my mind is so vacant.

the sign of a full day

living instead of

uttering.

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book tour1 – September 11

9.11.14

manic energy surrounds

us on the way out the

door

 

a trip to sell books, to

share stories to be

support

 

all the reasons we

started what we

do

 

all the hopes of years

for each other now

astride

 

the horse of a new

book, riderless

words

 

out on their own.

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Film Review: Calvary – September 10

Film Review – Calvary

http://www.livingchurch.org/priest-forever

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old movies bang bang – September 9

9.8.2014

old movies bang bang

shoot ‘em up

 

without the gory details

or beheadings

 

as if knowing that such

are not good

 

for eyes to see and minds

to bear.

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to revel in violence

is to dance

with the devil.

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MAINT REQD – September 6

9.6.2014

MAINT REQD

MAINT REQD

my car dash blinks at

me

right after my visit to

rehab

 

five thousand mile

overhaul

for us both.

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bag lunch lady – September 4

9.4.2014

in a rain slickered coat

she asks for four lunches

each time, carefully

weeding out the apple sauce

and sweet potato chips

 

asserting to the world

and to herself

that beggars can indeed

be choosers.

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