Category Archives: Poetry

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lost Christmas Poem

Many are unaware that the Lord of the Rings author was a lifelong Jesus-follower. Tolkien not only spoke openly of his faith, impacting the lives of many, including his close friend C.S. Lewis, but was also one of the translators … Continue reading

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The Common Threads That Connect Us All

Originally posted on All The Shoes I Wear:
You never know what your going to get. Random, I know but….today, I’m a poetry rebel and challenge you to explore beyond the acceptable tends. There are a lot of poets out…

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Let’s Grow Wise and Surprise Everyone

Thought for the Week “The older we get, the faster we were” (printed on t-shirts at a college runners’ reunion). We can’t buy wisdom, we can’t inherit it, and we certainly can’t download it. Yes, it’s based on experience, yet … Continue reading

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I Am of the Sky

I am of the earth say my feet I am of wood and stone say my hands I am of sky and clouds say my eyes I am of the stars says my heart I am of eternity says my … Continue reading

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The Logic of Dreams

Thought for the Week There’s a sort of “dream logic” by which most people live their lives, an unchallenged belief in what will be, even while living solely for what is, or rather for what seems to be. For what … Continue reading

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The Featured Blogger Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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The Fool’s Odyssey Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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Creak Crack

Originally posted on Wild Like the Flowers:
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Light Strikes My Darkened Heart

Photo by Hernan Pauccara When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I’d returned home empty-handed. … Continue reading

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My Own Private Easter

‘A Boy in the Forest’ by Pikila When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. Having … Continue reading

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