Category Archives: metaphor

The Nightmare Complex

To write a poem I dream an undreamed dream The woods in France deformed by  dead young men A nightmare complex in its perplexed themes In our dream the narrative has means To  make those killed communicate again To write … Continue reading

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For someone non-existent, God has power

For someone non-existent  God has power To wreck the world he learns from every  hour. He is not here or there or where at all And yet we do have evidence of Fall. Why  must men be angry as they … Continue reading

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Consummated with a kiss.

Sacred the  love the rose dwells in; Thorns protect what lies within. Precious flower designed for bliss Consummated with a kiss. Eternity is one moment When chattering minds are each silent. The warp and weft of life  itself Has value … Continue reading

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Emotions overwhelmed before we’d words.

Unable to recount by spoken word What speechless  infancy endured in fear, Through the body pain and hurt are shared. In the doctor’s office, body bared The blood test and the scan are both quite clear Unable to express this pain … Continue reading

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In the sea of grief, we swim not drown

The grieving man who never looks outside Suffers like a prisoner in a cell Yet he has some freedom to decide To grieve yet view  our holy world as well. To turn the eyes back to the lost and dead. … Continue reading

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