One of your days you will bear
a sacrifice in recompense that will last
for all that you dare.
No one’s conclusion should be forecast... more »
A drink, bread and lentil stew
Of flat seeds that grew;
Simmered red, slow cooked to feed
Brother Jacob’s greed.... more »
Tilting a full length oval, cheval glass mirror
mounted in a hand carved, cherry wood frame,
I polish its slick surface while scrutinizing my likeness.
The left and right images of me are ...... more »
Two impulsive hearts pulsate
with eagerness, excitement, expectation;
wishing Cupid, the god of love’s favor will fall on them... more »
Touching the ball and rotating it
a single complete turn, it could fit
in the palm of the Lord’s gentle hand
and He called His round creation grand.... more »
Yonside, the tallest mountain peak
Caught up a downfall of white;
Powdered its highest points unique,
Dropped crystals lightest of light.... more »
I can't count the many times
You brought a smile to my face;
Or the memories of you
That will linger in your place.... more »
A zippy, Mrs. Claus in round glasses
Shopped around for some sorghum molasses
She eyed the sweet stuff close-up
In a clear measuring cup... more »
One of the oldest families
Best known for their good Irish name;
Lived in this house on this land,
Grandsons planned to do the same.... more »
Everyone’s talking of brave warriors—
Like you and the place where you’re assigned.
They say you’re inspired—stand for love
Devoted to country and mankind.... more »
Drink plenty of good water
Ignore soda pop
Cook with virgin olive oil
In place of butter... more »
My visitor’s coat is attractive.
Its flashy, reddish-brown, silk down
has wide black stripes its full length.
Smidgeons of soft white streaks... more »
with the perpetual sound
of his soothing voice
and the shocking thrill of his touch... more »
This door was cut from the same tree
that held Me up for all to see.
There's no latch, bolt, padlock, or key,
swing it open, (your name) come with Me.... more »
In my long past neighborhood at the intersection where;
Narrow streets meet each other—sometimes—I want to be there.
Where bright yellow beams circle, forks in the road, after dark;... more »
There was a stingy, hateful man named Old Jack that died uncaring;
Too mean to pass through heaven's gates—he missed hearing angels singing.
Jack was sent to the Devil's Pit that roars with ...... more »
Covering chalice rim,
Gifting it with miraculous... more »
With mournful call and whistling wings;
Fortifier, Healing Helper, Counselor,... more »
Frolicking on an island in the sea
With lightsome, happy hearts, and tripping pace,
Gold multitudes return again to be—
To stand at attention—in their own space,... more »
Desk computer footprint—marked
Barren, wasted space—
Saving his scrawled signature’s... more »
If a second in time paused—
to let me catch up;
If a word of kindness meant—
to fill my deep cup;... more »
Tormented in Hell—who can tell
Of anguish sinners know so well
Smoldering souls, tortured of mind,
My Lord: be forgiving and kind.... more »
Rude Gollum bullyragged polite Smeegle—
cheat, hurt, lie said he—meaning to condemn.
A brainsick behavior tangle
tagged the little guy’s future grim... more »
Awake to the wake
That can capsize a small boat.
Pass by vessels peacefully—... more »
A blogger and a poet in a stew
Traded places to note the other’s view.
Said the blogger, “I’ll site it.“
“I’ll sight it.” Said the poet.... more »
The road to heaven is long,
'Cause it's way up there in the sky;
I know the Lord told her the truth,
'Cause, 'Dear God' never tells a lie.
We get to live there someday,
'Cause, our best friend died on the cross;
Now Jesus lives way up there,
'Cause He picked 'Dear God' for His boss.
Jesus lives here in my heart,
'Cause that's where my friend wants to be;
Grandma and grandpa are pleased,
'Cause 'Dear God' takes good care of me.
God's my boss, too! I love you God!
Covering chalice rim,
Gifting it with miraculous