Category Archives: Soul

#480 – “summer rains”

“summer rains”   and then there’s music barely audible in the quiet moonlight   like a secret whispered by the winds across the lonely night   but I hear it and it bathes me like the hymn of summer rains … Continue reading

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#432 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   it’s worse than I thought bare trees that won’t bloom again unending Winter   I wish I could know that Winter here is just Spring wherever you are     I hope you were there we laughed … Continue reading

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#390 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   my soul sometimes cries for beauty lost; the Phoenix unable to rise      had I carried her she would be Phoenix; but I sent her back to God  

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#363 of 365 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku       wading deep, so low where even sorrow can’t go joy hides in the blues     always a slow note to reach right in and carry my soul back to God    

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#362 of 365 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku   steel clouds, so heavy with the weight of yesterday’s dreams―yet to come true     clouds, pregnant and low dark sky choking back the rain tears behind my eyes     God smothered under the misery of … Continue reading

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#349 of 365 – “tether”

 “tether”   there’s so much light that’s travelled years inside the gravity of time   whispering through the shadows of the past it leaves behind   there are no folded up spaces where today can last forever   no soundless … Continue reading

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#348 of 365 – “worthy”

“worthy”   lets gather some trees up and build us a fort pillage our neighbors and hunt them for sport lets swear off conversation wear our weapons out loud shatter some lives like glass in a crowd lets bury our … Continue reading

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#344 of 365 – “black dust”

“black dust”   bloodied concrete and broken steel unexpected goodbyes from a now hallowed field black dust in the air, grief in our lungs fear and rage that such evil had come so many hands reaching in for another deep-dug … Continue reading

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#339 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     her breath slipped into her last hour that slipped into her eternity      was she alone or being greeted by those she was waiting to see      this was the day that her tomorrows became … Continue reading

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#335 of 365 – 1 Haiku

1 Haiku   sharp and final blade kneeling on the precipice of an end to pain    

Posted in Afterlife, Death, Extremism, Faith, Fear, Haiku, Life, Mortality, Pain, Poetry, Soul, Spirit, Spirituality, Terrorism, Violence, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments