Why So Moody?

Note to a few readers who’ll recognize themselves in this explanation. I’m trying something new with these more recent poems. They will be obscure, probably, because they are automatic writing, stream of image poems. It just seems to be writing itself, so I’m going to follow along for awhile.  I’m going to trust what bubbles […]

The Word, the Word

Children’s Song The Word, the Word is very near in my mouth and in my ear in my heart and in my soul I love Jesus that’s the way I roll Jesus said if you hear my voice Father’s given you a choice you can be good or you can be bad make Jesus happy […]

Let Your Yes Be Yes

Let your yes be yes Let your no be no Anything more than this Is danger to your soul Will His guiding light Go dim as shadows grow Oh will he abandon us? No and no and no Speak His name in Truth And you will be blessed Is God one person in a Trinity? […]

Why Are We Wet?

Saw a show last night on PBS Why I had it on is anyone’s guess Said this world is not what it seems You ‘n me are made out of the stuff of dreams Itty bitty bits that no eye can see Twitchin’ like Elvis on a weekend spree Peeped over his specs ‘n said […]

Two More In A Mood

1 Should I peek around the corner? Does that convey? Ratchet the neck bones up to a hole in the brimming dark and with what I have for eyes now blistered over summon in pantomime the blinding awe?   2 How can I pitch you this idea? This terra infirma of the Solid Rock The […]

Two Poems In A Mood

  1 So long, goodbye Adios Final call For the Final Coast I’m expected Rest assured What’s in doubt Is the Temperature A room is ready Built by me In alarming Specificity Who loves me In aggregate? On balance, I’m unconfident   2 A shadow fell When I was young And as I grew It […]