In the Sunshine

In the Sunshine I love life I love the green in it I love the peace in it The quiet The turmoil The dust   I love renewal But it takes a death A turning A burial A yearning   A burning In a fire that never sleeps   I love geometry The lines The…

The Parable

Today I was enjoying one of the great benefits of living in California:  just staying outside all afternoon in the 70 degree sunshine with it only two weeks from Christmas Eve. I was watching the sunset colors move along the mountains of Lassen Volcanic National Park and this poem just came to me. Hope you…

Chasing

Chasing I get tired of chasing inspiration I get frustrated with interruptions This ever-gnawing, ever-present desire Something beyond words, a burning fire So deep within I cannot see it nor hear it Yet I most assuredly can feel it It is my life calling me forth It is life itself calling me into the beyond…

Refractions

Refractions Are You only found in simplicity Or is it only in complexity? Could it possibly be a “both” and an “and” That brings us to the touch of a Father’s hand Could it be my eyes are so close to me That I cannot see the good that sets me free? I sense the…

Mystery

Mystery Light and shadow Reflection and reflections These can be a mystery They remind us there is more than materialism in all its disarray They remind us there is another world out there A world where darkness and light collide And the light always wins And even when our material world tries to block out…