Category Archives: Religion

God is a  fragile voice, still as a bone

God is a place we rarely  find alone His spirit  guides us  past the demons wild God is a  fragile voice, still as a bone God gave his prophets  sweet  dark honeycombs By his word they were struck, beguiled God … Continue reading

Posted in language, love, metaphor, poetry, reflections, Religion, Sacred, Thinkings and poems, thoughts, villanelle | Leave a comment

The future

The enemy we  need  is close at hand Like a secret lover  right next door We’re always ready with an army band Today, it is the husband who’s condemned For dropping baby’s rattle on the floor The enemy we  love … Continue reading

Posted in language, metaphor, poetry, politics, Religion, rhyming verses, Symbol, Thinkings and poems, villanelle | Leave a comment

Oh, gentle Light

I ‘ll try to get it right just one more time You did not converse with me in words You were simply present with your Light Nowhere did I feel your power and might You were no eagle, but a … Continue reading

Posted in image, language, love, metaphor, poetry, Religion, spiritual, villanelle | 2 Comments

Requiem

Posted in reflections, Religion, spiritual, story | Leave a comment

His human Cross

If God was murdered why should he help me? He hung, an abject figure ,on the Cross Some have labelled it a holy tree If God was murdered why should he help me? No-one can deny what all can see … Continue reading

Posted in image, metaphor, poetry, reflections, Religion, story, Symbol, Thinkings and poems, thoughts, words | Leave a comment

You may be my saviour

With a Bible on one hand and a wash cloth in the other I find that sex is difficult whatever  or whoever My arms unable to embrace, I feel I am in danger Despite that you’re my husband and not … Continue reading

Posted in fiction, funny verses, humor, language, poetry, Religion, rhyming verses, Thinkings and poems | Leave a comment

Smaller than the pebbles drowned sea moist

An agnostic yet I need my God For many parts of life cannot be voiced Without the sacred language, I learned of. More a place  and less a cruel Rod Willing us to have the rights of choice An agnostic … Continue reading

Posted in poetry, reflections, Religion, Thinkings and poems, villanelle | Leave a comment

But gold or diamonds glorify the bed.

When ancient peoples sacrificed to god They offered up the best of what they had. The king’s own son would be the frequent choice As insulting a god was seen as vice. And when a man goes courting for a … Continue reading

Posted in politics, reflections, Religion, sonnet, Thinkings and poems | Leave a comment

Hannah Arendt

  http://bostonreview.net/vivian-gornick-hannah-arendt-on-being-jewish   The Jewish Writings is a collection of Arendt’s articles and essays written between 1932 and 1966. For this reviewer, they come as a revelation. I had never understood, exactly, the mental road Arendt traveled to get to … Continue reading

Posted in image, language, politics, reflections, Religion, Symbol, thoughts, word meanings | Leave a comment

It might confuse the cat in bed.

  Pray, Father,I give you my blessing That’s the wrong way round.Never mind,Tell me your original sins. We don’t have to confess those surely.We are born like that. I mean I am fed up with boring sins like theft and … Continue reading

Posted in humor, image, nonsense, photo, politics, reflections, Religion, Thinkings and poems | Leave a comment