Poem: Riding the Waves

On top of the curving crest Falling, crashing down Another builds Riding the waves About the poem: I’m not surprised now when in a single day I feel

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Poem: Jaded

Leaking through the cracks in your story Dripping through your broken smiles Dreams Faded Motionless Jaded That normal life You thought you got Is not Will it get

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Poem: I Ain't No Jesus

I ain’t no Jesus But, I would like to be   I never wanted to be a nun Much less a priest I didn’t want to grow up

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Poem: Melting Daggers

Dangerous daggers of ice Drip into nothing When the sun begins to shine Frigid temperatures Are just memories When the sun begins to shine Stinging winds Are just

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Poem: Arrows that you Sling

Are those arrows that you sling With careful focusing Aimed to harm lives Or do you simply Suck At juggling knives No matter No splatter I have superpowers You

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Poem: The Lucky Ones

We are the lucky ones We see our parents As wise, but frail We chuckle about their Seeming imperfections We see our kids As frail, but wise We chuckle

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Poem: A Chilly Night

The jubilance of Beer drinking Loud music Friends singing (Or was it shouting) None of this warmed The huddled woman Sleeping on the concrete Covered head to toe

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Poem: Ya Just Never Know

To the struggles of others We are blind Whoever you see Wherever you go What others are enduring Ya just never know Listen and be kind Keep an

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Poem: So Long

Is it hard to act so cold When you have been warm For so long Is it tough to act as if I am evil When you believed

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Is forgiveness sometimes the wrong answer?

In response to a quote about forgiveness, a friend posed this question recently, “Forgiveness is important in right context. But indignation for injustice seems equally important. They seem

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