Bougainvillea

She stood bent, beyond positions of declaration, but without breaking. The Mayten tree stands triumphantly close to the violet-blue of the sea. Woven, her green hair, like olive showers, lay upon mossy meadows. Dotted like white islet cloth, are the small villas that cover her hills, like a blanket, placed in the fresh scent of […]

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Wild Fire

fear consuming the twelve, a shadow of hiding they boreinto the upper room, they meet, above King David’s tombseeing the Son of God many times, on the Galilean shore golden the waving wheat, breathing in sun through grainscut with a sickle, gather into sheaves on the threshing floorsongs of fowl, from the air, the sun […]

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Pool of Siloam

jade eyes like yearning sound, in the playground of our delightmusic is his words, floating like bubbles that softly graze my earshivering as tender touches, and butterfly kisses, birth my tear our bodies reacting as familiar pleasure finds us, man and wifeas one flesh we soar where stars burst and moonbeams weepas the blind man […]

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A Child’s Prayer

Oh light where did your splendid sparkle goTo touch the heaven that I knowWhere I visit God and sit upon His lapI talk with Jesus, lay upon a lion, and take a napJoyful colors make a rainbow of love that can danceAngel wings soar, and fragrance doth enhanceThe brilliance of the moment in the skyI […]

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Sweet Aroma

A lark sparrow hums gently upon the hillred clay glistens with soft rosy tonesspider webs dance with movementtears roll from disappointmentonto the lawn, watering tired grasssquirrels fight to open a bird feedersunshine shifts to brighten a lonely heartwithout blemish, only He holds the keysweet aroma comes to Himwho walks with the Father freeGod repaints the […]

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The Ancients

Wounded heart dangling in a hundred pieces, from gifted ancient treesWhere others have ventured for centuries, to weep, over Egypt’s Red SeasHer dying algae turning the blue-green waters to scarlet, the color of deathHues of the sunset rise with my embers towards heaven’s vast floral breathMy lonely aching soul, did awake a heartless, hurt spirit, […]

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God’s Mercy

Shadows of God’s grace inching quietly over His landsDrifting like silk, or the forming of dunes with white sands Relaxing, the sparkling brook, stirred and merrily smiledIn Haiti, a once innocent mission worker sees a hungry child Upon a dying young man, lay the calming glove of a nurseOur Lords’ words memorized sitting close; she […]

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The Unexpected

I am not alone for my breath follows meIt is jealous of my shadowSongs of sirens echo from the distant sea Stone figures with hollow eyes are cryingLilly pads are resting nowTears on an old love letter are gently sighing A fledgling’s delicate wings are still growingMy soul weeps for unknownsThe earth hugs my feet […]

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Touch

Suddenly I am awake.Millions of black dots makea nearly dark ceiling appear solid.Staring at the tentaclesof the old southern fanlabored breaths strain for air.Our dog is old, his anguish mine. Transferring love onto my sweet boystiffness unwinding, easing under the lovemy touch brings to his aging body.In the center of my belly liesmy husband’s devoted […]

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