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A Sunday Poem

My, how powerless a dead river is to reach the weeping, red branch. Advertisements

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Curtains

A curtain keeps the neighbors out And keeps my sleeping darkness in Or rather keeps the morning out And keeps me, lonely, in A curtain kept the west at bay And comrades in in East Berlin A curtain held the … Continue reading

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Theology II

Why should his actions overshadow me? Oh, Adam! Is it true? I say it is Absurd, unfair that his due mine should be When choice and execution both were his His verdict is now written o’er my own Of it … Continue reading

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Dawn

With nothing but a day to fill, I cycled to the shore Alone, I ventured further than I’d ever gone before The town still dead, I rose, embarked, not knowing what I’d find Or whether there’d be anything worth leaving … Continue reading

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The Crown

The Crown Splitting tender scalp from skull long spikes forced down to make their full effect. What was alive this morning, pulled and wrapped round without warning, the branch created for protection, men twisted, plotting insurrection. They bound the King … Continue reading

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Leaving

Leaving We’ve stupid strong noses from holding back sneezes and stifling tears How silly we sound saying “sorry” for making a scene when all we’ve ever longed for was meaning Leaving home for the very first time walking out for … Continue reading

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Stauros

Stauros Behold God, the world’s Lord From old giving the Word Gath’ring glory glob’lly Granting grace to go free He saves, gallant’, the damned He soothes, gently, torn man Behold God, the world’s Lamb 

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