Tag Archives: Spirituality

POEM: Re-Nouned

I am not one for titles and hierarchical living. Of coarse, labels serve some function in relating to one another. Still, I yearn for human relations where titles of status and power do not confound our basic humanity. Thus, this … Continue reading

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POEM: The Dumbest Thing I Ever Metaphor

This poem is a tribute to the dumbfounding reality that speaking about God is extremely dangerous, almost as dangerous as not speaking about God. I am perpetually drawn to contemplating ultimate concerns, which naturally outline one’s respective, or irrespective, views … Continue reading

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POEM: Enlightenment Not Worth Beings

Conversing in the street At a protest We had a very enlightening pow wow As too in form me He stated with qualm assurance “Protest before enlightenment, protest after enlightenment” A parity of action Like I had never seen To … Continue reading

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POEM: A Blinding Faith

Hers was a blinding faith Sow bright That it often left her without peer Few could fathom such countenance As she left them smiles behind A grate number are partial To glean faint moonlight Mirror dim reflections Of their dreary … Continue reading

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POEM: Big Bang Burrito®

Under a first rate inquisition I mussed a test I don’t know If God Can make A bean burrito so big That God can’t Eat it Such a peerless quest in May be Scorn points with sum To be little … Continue reading

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POEM: The Meaning of Vex Lex

In a universe beyond apprehension She caught herself Vexing once again Is there meaning? Looking above The stars just winked Looking below The grass said “How can you stand it?” Looking forward Her next meal said “Eat me.” Looking back … Continue reading

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POEM: Seriously?!

The Zen master was nearly Finished with his instruction When he got to non-seriousness I was greatly relieved For I was taking nothing He was saying Seriously This short poem gets at one of the great paradoxes of enlightened spirituality: … Continue reading

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POEM: Evolution of a Writer

Evolution of a Writer You have evolved into quite a writer Could you write something for my company? He solicited Presumably thinking I was still into monkey business Not even grasping I was clearly out of my tree This poem … Continue reading

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POEM: The Game of Life

One day I realized The game of life And going back In the box Only to find The rules had been lost Long a go And still The game goes on This short poem plays with the notion that life … Continue reading

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POEM: I Will Join The One, There is No Other

Alone Where is God in that? Does salvation lie in community? Wherever two or more gather In character At present will be God Therefore, I will join the one One who was left behind The one who’s going places no … Continue reading

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POEM: Balms Around Every Corner

Truth lives at peace with facts Facts war with truth As an orderly Gone astray In an awe in compassing hospitality Scurrying from one stat to the next Drunk on 100% proof And in all probability Will perpetually pass attest … Continue reading

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POEM: Somewhat Religious

Priscilla was born into a very religious home She was conceived in a somewhat less religious car This very short, funny little poem gets at several aspects of religiosity.  First, sometimes people who are “ex” anything are the most harsh … Continue reading

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POEM: Pulling a Steckler

Pulling a Steckler Steckler was the type of guy Who would ruin The fun Of magic tricks Enjoyed by friends By revealing their mechanics Partly to annoy Mostly because he could His routine was so common His act was named … Continue reading

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POEM: Lovers of Dirt

Lovers of Dirt Wile in cathedrals The atheist Dares claim The title Of mass debater As little comes From behind the veil That doesn’t exist In the slightest Hint elect To believe Methods to their madness Seemingly beyond approach However … Continue reading

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POEM: Synctretised Swimming

Synctretised Swimming Unearth as it is in heaven Land and see The evolution Of God’s creation And learn Who or what Our teachers be In theology schooled Like fish in water Expounding on thirst All the wile Shitting where they … Continue reading

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POEM: Tracing Humanity

Tracing Humanity They say that You can tell A lot About a person By what they do This, of course, is on track Still, there is a better weigh The difference between animals and humans That which earthly scales can’t … Continue reading

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POEM: I am

The other day I got kicked out Of an atheist’s club Told in no uncertain terms There is science And no other! And I am left To wonder Wow, where did that come from?! I was raised A Christian A … Continue reading

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