Horizontal Wind

Here it is again Horizontal wind Straightens the flapping flag Stops the dog's wag Clears branches of their leaves Breaks spider webs in the eaves When His wind rolls It's just one direction it goes Stones and twigs Grass and any object no matter how big Is supernaturally pushed Along a path He once took … Continue reading Horizontal Wind

Stars and Their Names

My eyes scour Night's darkest hour Seeking His moon Humming a tune Nothing but the blood of Jesus Instead, I spy His millions of stars Twinkling, holy Named by Our Ever Only What can wash away my sin? Oh, how I need You, my Lord One day I shall know their names in your Star … Continue reading Stars and Their Names

Write to Worship at Ridgecrest

Spindly trees North Carolina bright hues and greens A bubbling brook Natures cozy nook A prayer walk is the label Silence is the ladle To capture the whispers Of heavenly vespers There in the woods Set apart from all the world's should's The chapel A home for all those who grapple Jesus, He lives Yet … Continue reading Write to Worship at Ridgecrest

People-Watching, Life-listening

Two sandwiches cut in half She black bean Him chicken in a wrap Swapped piece for piece As they do At the altar Before God All to He Half to thee In this world Oddities Tease Ill-placed glamour Sends souls a clamor Smoothies pose As the source for all those Who thirst Back to the … Continue reading People-Watching, Life-listening

The Firework Burst

  Game over Grounding my brain Mayflies' light bodies Landing in hair BOOM My bottom lifting Eyes wide-opening Mouth gaping Dazzle exploding Beauty undressing Splendor cascading   Like a child Oohing Soul bracing Resounding power BOOM BOOM Echoing Trailing smoke and glitter Casting a spell of awe and wonder ~~~ Welcome! Today's poem was inspired … Continue reading The Firework Burst