Category Archives: Poetry

Summer Solstice

Spring, don’t let the clouds hit you on the way out. Summer, hey, sup, babe?

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You’re Peculiar!

I was wearing khakis and a polo shirt, and was about to do a poetry reading for a room full of clove cigarette-smoking hipsters, identically clad in tight black clothes. I stepped up to the microphone and mumbled, “I feel … Continue reading

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They!

“You know what They say…” I’ve heard all my life, and I’ve often wondered just who They is, to know so little and stir up such strife. Without They the world would be in such bliss. Then it happened one … Continue reading

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Blades of Grass

A personal paraphrase of Psalm 90 Father You have always been our home Before the mountains were thrust up Or the earth itself was shaped You were our God Yet at your word we turn to dust For time has no … Continue reading

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Dear Human

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Whether or not, fellow soul, I should choose to choose you, I vow to always see you whole and never ever use you.

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Sprinter

‘Round now we’re all pining to revel in spring But seasonal timing’s no guaranteed thing Transitional days like these are unscenic Thermometers glaze and turn schizophrenic So, stop being moody and “so over” winter Put on your hoodie and celebrate … Continue reading

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Heaven?

Many say: Those who do this And steer clear of that Clearly have God Tucked under their hat And those who’ve insured Themselves against fire By naming the cross And defaming desire Know that their names Must appear on His … Continue reading

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