Category: Literature, Morality, Philosophy, Poetry, Psychology, Suffering, Theology
if you’ve dropped your keys,
hat or hash pipe
into the “rabbit hole”
of delusive fantasy,
whirling and writhing down
an eternal abyss of insanity,
further and further away
from the drain of objective reality.
Category: Beauty, JESUS, Nature, Poetry, Theology
is His willingness
to be caught in the cross hairs,
a red dot
at the intersection
of an atoning fare
and a predetermined time-slot.
Category: Literature, Philosophy, Poetry, Psychology, Scripture
the Rosetta Stone
of what sinners’ call “fire and brimstone”—
employ fear tactics of emotional control?
Category: Beauty, Gospel, JESUS, Literature, Morality, Music, Nature, Philosophy, Poetry, Politics, Psychology, Science and Religion, Suffering, Theology
Give me Narnia or
Give me the Wild Lands of the North.
Give me Aslan or
Give me the White Witch
and her black dwarfs.
Category: Poetry, Suffering
Everybody knows that the dice are loaded
Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed
Everybody knows the war is over
Everybody knows the good guys lost
Everybody knows the fight was fixed
The poor stay poor, the rich get rich
That’s how it goes
Category: Beauty, Nature, Poetry
A curl within a curl within a curl ad infinitum. A turquoise fractal with salty skin and a wicked tongue. The golden ratio— multiplying itself in eternal swirls— a pillow for Poseidon. I stare out at the horizon, blue walls of hydrogen and oxygen molecules holding hands as I listen with…
Category: Poetry, Psychology
Shadows provide shade and shelter, mine to my son just till he’s ready to unzip middle-school pajamas and soar into the sun. Night holds future bodies still, revealing what’s inside, peeling the last curl of humility that laughs from a ripe insecurity, called pride, spilling secrets tightly coiled in the nucleus…
Category: Art, Beauty, Nature, Poetry, Psychology, Suffering
Open your eyes.
See the bioluminescence,
from the abyss,
or God’s firework show
in dancing waves of light,
the Holy Grail of sky watching,
the aurora borealis,
the northern lights.
Category: Beauty, JESUS, Poetry
Former political debaters
and Facebook haters
sheath their swords
and get the ultimate do-over,
a hard-drive scrub,
the perfect social media experimentation.
Category: JESUS, Philosophy, Poetry, Suffering, Theology
The sin particle,
before the elements
of the Periodic Table.
to the core
that makes it unstable
like uranium or plutonium,
an existential explosion
with the biblical force
of 100 Noachian floods
unlike the God particle
of infinite glory
that pre-existed the lies
the innocent child
at the beginning
of every story.
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