Tag Archives: death

Ignore/Accept Them

Their gaze is an illusion That slices open our souls Picking out the threads Of unfashionable colors. You carved out psychic knives That travel between windows To slice into nerves Only when we fear them. A barbed electric lasso Singing through the air Teaches the problems Of having just enough rope. The windows only open […]

Human Fundamentalism

I got into an argument with a (self proclaimed) Christian who didn’t want his holy books questioned. Does he think You fit in a book? I got into an argument with an (self proclaimed) Atheist who didn’t want his learned men questioned. Don’t they demand to be questioned? I’m finally starting to see why, no […]

Sending Sending Flooding

You sent that river dragon coiling under polished blue domes Whipping and lashing against the mountains and the brain stems of Jimtown. Drowning in mud while swimming against gravity Reverberating truth and minority gold Splashing windows across the rocks Lifting boulders off memories Until there’s no room to breath… You have your excuses But ultimately, […]

Genesis, Chapter 23

Funeral Procession The servants led Abraham and Ishmael home, while they carried Sarah’s body the entire way, silent. Abraham and Isaac wept over Sarah and healed the distance between them by remembering her strength and courage in hard times. A few days passed of telling stories. Ishmael told his father: “I won’t be a further […]

Genesis, Chapter 22

The Binding Abraham had been living well as the seasons passed. He became close to the Abimelech, swearing oaths of mutual trust of God, promising to be loyal through generations. Abraham wondered what sort of generations he would leave without a true-born heir. One night he had a dream. He walked over ground black as […]

Genesis, Chapter 19

Sodom, City of the Plain Lot saw two travelers approaching the busy city gate as the sky turned orange and green. He was impressed by their countenances and bearing and hurried to greet them. Lot said while bowing low: “My Masters, welcome to Sodom. Please, come to my house, I will put you up for […]

From Mike George of the Christian Left

“Do you think God supports Republicans wanting to starve millions of poor Americans to death?” – Mike George of The Christian Left. It’s an interesting question, Mike. For those just joining us, here’s what caused him to ask me this question: As everyone knows, asking me a question means you’re going to get a truthful […]

Story of Patriotism

Nation birthday celebrations are strange. I’m not even going to get into the 4th dimensional aspects. Let’s stick with the moment. Most of them celebrate some symbolic or actual day when the nation gained it’s most recent identity. A few are picked out of the sky, or more likely a story. They all tell wonderful […]