Browsing: short verse

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Dine and Dash

the din was deafening
all clamour and clash
friends and conversation
a dizzying dine and dash
— 12/5/09 – 3

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Dogwood Blooming

dawn on a spring morningsky blue and nascent greendogwoods white with flowers blooming in white light clearly seen.

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Longing

a smile played on her faceaching, and lovelya dusky room and warmglowing red from tungstenmy desire is eager, cloying, lingeringand when i wake, it hurts

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Last Breath of Winter

The scent of spring was on the air this morningBreathing deep a sigh after the rainWhite blossoms on the dogwood are breaking And the indigo tinge of magnolias Signal the last breath winter

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Gleam

you smile easilyso quick to be happyand the world gleamslike a marble in your eyes.

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Solace

the rain fell softlywhile the choir sang of snowflakesand the mournful music washedover his lonely soul

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Counterpoint

She is a song.not the weaker,but more fragile,softer, sweetercounterpoint:to my melody

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Dusk

Softly the yellow duskDescended on the skylineAnd golden light reflectedOn the puddle after rain

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Blood, Fire and Vapour

Blood, fire and vapourSigns above and belowWonders in heaven and earthDarkness, and a blood moonHis Spirit poured outHis servants declaringThe great and notable dayHis day, the day He comesThe day we are savedIf we call…

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I Am A Song

i am a song written in minor keythe rise and fall, the dance beside the deepthe melancholy surge, the tantalizing leapthe bright and bittersweet relationa life of rhyme and reason

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The Scent of Spring

the scent of spring was on the air this morningbreathing deep a sigh after the rainwhite blossoms on the dogwood are breakingand the indigo tinge of magnoliassignal the last breath of winter

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For Love

My God, my God, He criedAs He suffered alone, dyingOn a cross, a broken treeEli, Eli, lama sabachthaniForsaken, for love, for me

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Rabboni

snow lies laden on the groundsalt ringing the treesmaking patterns on wet roadslonging for life and evidenceseeking resurrectionthree days like three monthsan eternity of waitingfor a promise of hopehis voice and my name–adapted from I…

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You

lilacs and daffodils,on a grassy dell,in the mid day sun.on a day in spring,when the weathers cool,to sit and dwell,on the nearness of you.

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Creative

the feeling starts small
a persistent discontentment
visceral, driving
to somehow express something higher
more noble than common grey
or elevate the ordinary
to something transcendent
and rich with meaning

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Concert

It smells of beer and suntan lotion
Not too thick, and the press of people
Strangers brushing up against you
Attentions paying more heed to the man on stage
He sings of love and heart…

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Fasting

for what cause should we forsake
and willingly refuse to slake
our hunger and our thirst?
do we see the pain and urgent need
of those in bondage and would be freed
to start to walk with God?

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Chat

there is exuberance in conversationher *smile*, her quick responsean intimate connection of words,expressions made plain by type and nimble fingers.electrodes speed pithy wordsold and newly coined through air and over land, rendering space meaninglessbrought to…

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Little Girl Lost

it is difficult to express in wordsor even attempt to capture the lossof love stolen before fruitionof a little girl lost before her time

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