Tag Archives: failure

Good Friday – inexcusables – April 14

 robbery, rape, murder treason, theft, cruelty   mean kids bullying the weak, strong kids pushing their weight   a mother beating a vulnerable child, a father violating their innocence   when we are at our most despicable, totally inexcusable   … Continue reading

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promised – November 23

11.23.2016 blue denim shirt and jeans, navy guy school janitor thin, curley haired hoped for hero   that I reached out to when the big kids threw my treasured blue plastic automatic pistol up onto the school roof over my … Continue reading

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monsters have chances – September 6

9.6.2016 monsters have chances to get it right   what did I do wrong the boy said   turn around I have to go to the bathroom   click went the revolver first chance   bang went the revolver second … Continue reading

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especially – August 26

8.26.2016 nightime prayers Lord remember me and all those I love, hate, need despise.   send your love hold us all even when especially we don’t deserve it. —————–

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Gamaliel – January 29

1.29.2015 a bleak landscape that has left behind its faith   in the guise of social experiment.   no one recalls Gamaliel’s test   especially when we’re failing it. ——————-

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BIshop Heather Cook, 2014 – January 13

1.13.2015 it’s not my fault it’s not my fault the bishop asserts it’s not his fault   but whose is it then.   not mine say those who elected not mine say the agendas that selected not mine say the … Continue reading

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churches close up – October 26

10.26.2014 churches close up, fall vacant, stop trying. and where is God   away, absent, busy elsewhere, while we took too much for granted   and Jesus went to where voices and hearts are open still   while the world … Continue reading

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