Tag Archives: need

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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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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puzzling pieces – June 30

6.30.2016 puzzling pieces three hundred five fifty not a thousand please   I’ll run screaming from the room.   but give me some that I can master and fill in nice brightly colored blanks   and all is right with … Continue reading

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come Lord Jesus – May 3

5.3.2016 so much scrambling day to day to night to day to fill, to foil, to find or forget   I call to you for quiet, or rest, or something, anything to calm the panic hustle hassle of my soul. … Continue reading

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toting want – July 10

I toted numbers looking for a pattern of hopefulness against want   then I sat down for an ice cream cone and was satisfied. ——————

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she asks for four – July 1

7.1.2015 she asks for four bag lunches each morning   supposedly for children unseen   her approach is slow, steady head down   covered up in her coat and hat   expression blank responses mono-syllabic   as if life has … Continue reading

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caring for – January 26

1.26.2105 caring for self caring for others caring because   caring’s what’s needed. —————–

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