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Sniffing at Tombs

Fall Must 10/21/21 Ah the darkening, dimning dayThat makes us sorry for all the sunlight we never saw; Softly may it close the eyes of summer Gently may it rest the head of spring Warmly may we dream, and rememberEmbraced beyond the coldest winter’s sting


Requiem

Hope for Autumn Such a rush,                         swirling up,             Leaves upon a                                     wonderful wind Smelling of             myrrh and aloe Leaping from                         brightly dying Hosanna trees franticly waving             at the                                     Bashful sun 6/10/20


Ouch

One Kind of Glory Fire-starter, you smoldering coalWho will not be put out but by gentle handsBranded with divine injustice; May you burn never too bright to look uponNever too hot to hold near. Little sun, small wonderSome would shrink away in fear. May you burn never too low to light the way homeNever too cold for comfort,Never alone, my Read More


Get Wisdom

Rain Falls Rain, they said, it should rain todayAnd we looked up at the cloudsWhich had everything necessaryBut they were busy in the sunAnd we got no rain that day What we got was a promiseDark and bitter, like a seedWhich crushes into powderBetween wincing teethAnd you would spit it outBut your mouth was full So they left us under Read More