Luciferous

Moths and other creatures become disoriented by the light, artificial fire confused with the moon as the guiding orb to steer by. So too the human who with tattered wings flies toward any beacon’s rise, blinded by that which shines but does not illuminate the unwise. Oct. 28, 2011

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A Lover of Truth, Justice, and Peace

On this Valentine’s Day, it is important to remember he who gives the holiday its namesake, St. Valintinus. While there is some confusion around the life and identity of this early Christian martyr, I found some interesting characteristics that go beyond the sweetness of a heart shaped box of chocolates. Most histories state that Valentinus…

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Wind

soon I will need to face the wind howling outside rumbling like an invisible train between the houses here harbinger of a new weather pattern moving in  In my heart as well? I know not only that there is a kind of expectation hovering there Spinning carried away like a balloon released by a mourning…

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A Simple Dictation

Beware the inundation of constant media information And the infatuation with the news of the nation, The incessant narration of conservative elation And the thorough summation of progressive vexation. My inclination is already towards stagnation And such relentless intonation is a kind of mindless sedation. It is time for a cessation of this duration of…

Urban Garden

In this city scape where we sow the seeds of faith some of us are fertilizer little hard white beads compacted by years of manufactured privilege to be softened by living water and spread with wisdom for too much will burn the fledgling plants others are the black loam that knows the memory of another…