Category Archives: Poems

Broken Things

Broken Things, by Julie Miller You can have my heart Though it isn’t new It’s been used and broken And only comes in blue It’s been down a long road And it got dirty on the way If I give … Continue reading

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Your Eyes are so Big and Bright

Your Eyes are so Big and Bright My Son Your eyes are so big and bright my son I can see you smile with your eyes But if I could never see you again I’d still see the smile of … Continue reading

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Dance me to the end of love

Dance me to the end of love, by Leonard Cohen Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin Dance me through the panic till I’m gathered safely in Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove … Continue reading

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Mocking God with Metaphor?

Caravaggio depicts Jesus taking Thomas’ hand and intentionally inserting his outstretched finger into His wounded side in response to Thomas’ own assertion in John 20: “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the … Continue reading

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Let us be Men who Love

Totally inspired by Idelette McVicker’s “Manifesto: Let us be Women who Love” – I give her credit, and hope my imitation honours her, and energizes both Women and Men: Written by R.H. Foerger based on Idellete McVicker’s poem:   Let us … Continue reading

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Everyone Prays in the end…

Sam Smith’s “Pray” is a prayer subject looking for his prayer object.  Like so many contemporary artists, here is an improbable prophetic echo of the eternity God has set in our hearts… it’s just that we haven’t fathomed it. Despite … Continue reading

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If… then I know nothing of Calvary Love

If I belittle those whom I am called to serve, talk of their weak points in contrast  perhaps with what I think of as my strong points; if I adopt a superior attitude, forgetting “Who made you to differ? And … Continue reading

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