Category Archives: Poems

Tongue’s Confession

Tongue’s Confession by Deene Webb Clever, clever I think that I’m so clever, As poison spits between my teeth.“Hey, I know!” she says, eyes bright, but sarcasm thick as honey, green as slime seals her idea’s fate.They recoil from my … Continue reading

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A Prayer for my Son on his wedding day

A Prayer for my Son on his wedding day: “Your eyes are so big and bright my son I can see you smile with your eyes…” These are the opening words of the song I wrote for you,    the … Continue reading

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I Walk Alone

Green Day’s “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” is a prophetic instalment into modernity’s bleak wasteland of empty streets, shallow hearts, and lonely walks. With the cover of his album featuring a graffiti of a downcast angel with eyes crossed out in … Continue reading

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Get Down to The River

In this day and age, how did “The River” by Jordan Feliz become a chart topping song? It hints to our hunger for home; it sounds an ancient theme; it invites us to where he says, “I know a place…” … Continue reading

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Echoes of Mercy

Who, but Fanny Crosby, being blind almost since birth, could be more attuned to the sounds of God’s goodness so as to draw our attention to “echoes of mercy and whispers of love?” Thus this well loved hymn written in the midst … Continue reading

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Before you know what Kindness really is…

Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and carefully saved, … Continue reading

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“Teach us to Care and not to Care”

What did T.S. Eliot mean by the phrase “Teach us to care and not to care”? It provokes us to think about what it means to care; what it costs; and what is its focus. When we exhaust ourselves with … Continue reading

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