Tag: free verse

Small Wonders

Small wonder that in all the eras of earth He came to Roman rule Roman roads lead everywhere While Roman discipline amplified The utter helplessness of captive humanity: Pax Romana could not offer peace on earth. Small wonder that Jews being humans They called… Continue Reading “Small Wonders”

Have You Ever

Have you ever stood in a warm spring day closed your eyes feeling the breeze rush all around you like a cooling, friendly hug? Then feeling your toes– do you feel your toes bending with the contour of grass-clad earth all soft and shiny… Continue Reading “Have You Ever”

Encouraged by Desperation

Almost a month ago, Odds stacked negatively, November night, Torrential rain, He went. Approaching the stop sign, I was the enemy I saw in a flash Of car headlights On white belly And sprawling, airborne legs The desperate flight. I slowed. And stopped, Before… Continue Reading “Encouraged by Desperation”

She Worships

The third part of the “Toronto Trilogy” She Worships …raising her hands above her creamy coffee-toned skin and tight, dark curls. …closing her eyes and singing along with the praise song. …leaning against the sprightly, accountant-type, balding husband of hers. He Worships …joining our… Continue Reading “She Worships”

Travel Journal: Cambodia 4

In Different Ways Written Sunday, July 10, 2016 I see you worshiping in bare feet, And look down at my dress shoes, I hear you singingĀ  your language to instruments, While I sing my four-part, English acapella, You raise your hands and face to… Continue Reading “Travel Journal: Cambodia 4”