Tag Archives: religion

How We Go

  I’ve never been fond of uncertainty, Despite my dedication to Marking up anything crystal clear, A frightened octopus making ink clouds To forge signatures with. I kneel and pray, “Who’s in charge up there, I would like to speak … Continue reading

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DTJ or Broadcasts from Locker Room

Even the postman stopped To scratch his head and say He’d uh thought that We’d uh fought a war. I didn’t mean to disappoint That dear old boy As he handed me a postcard, With a few lines, “Wish I … Continue reading

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In The Back Of The Temple

Biblically, you ought not spill your seeds on infertile soil- You’ve come to know me as your lush, Dirty grounds, an ethical gray area. Taking matters into our own hands, You spill in my open palms, On fertile hills and … Continue reading

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No New Gods

The machinery of his heart, always at war with his mind- He, who wrestled life away from scraps; those husks of peace left in compost buckets. Off-brand savior, who nails sleep to a cross, Sacrificing restfulness for children who were … Continue reading

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She Tells Us Her Creation Story

A flush of abundance that trickles into vacancy, Rushing my ideals back and forth in empty wheelbarrows- This man here, chose the wealth of forbidden fruit Chose this body (not mine) Chose these limbs (and no others). I baptize it … Continue reading

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Though We Say Hallelujah

  I step into the coffee shop Aligning myself in the Neat, orderly row. It is Our human branding Because, God surely Loves parallel lines. We don’t know this, Though we say, hallelujah. A baby cries behind me A sign, … Continue reading

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Sticking

  I used to thread needles through the clouds Piecing together the sky with airplane thoughts I’d pray, murmured amens, heavy enough to sink ships My hands gathered rust while I worshipped Beneath a pulpit’s iron, steady stare. Words hanging … Continue reading

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I Will Clean My Room

  I did it- I finally Cleaned my room Well, I read a book, Perched on the Edge of a stool, Listened to old music Every, Lovely, Aching, Tune. Watched home movies, Made some food. Soon, And soon, I was … Continue reading

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For Sky // Doctor Jesus

Long hair, Short-clipped beard Walking alone in suburban night lights While crickets and frogs belt out Enlightened, liberated free-jazz. By sunrise, philosophizing anarcho-mysticism By sunset, drunk on the corn-fields, With wolves, howling about fascism towards the moon Drumming reactionary funk … Continue reading

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