Tag Archives: religion

By Any Other Name

~~~~~ Would miracles be or seem, by any other name, so grand? Miraculous, magical, names for what we don’t understand. Magic, for some speaks evil, dark powers we cannot define. Miracles, equally mysterious, argued as proof of the divine. Minds shut so tightly, some refuse to heed any dissertation; Faith in their own unknown eschews […]

That’s What I Think

~~~~~ God’s feet I imagine Would not fit In my backyard Nor in the town Where I live Being so large God must be clumsy Or, perhaps, allergic To us, to people Do god’s sneezes Bring storms Mayhap god trips Steps into the ocean Causing rough seas Floods and tsunamis Eating suns, novae Hot breath […]

What?

~~~~~ The question is not whether god is dead How many angels can dance on the head Of some fabled, imaginary straight pin But whether such fool’s sophistry is sin ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. […]

Jabberwacky

                  Guardians of Evil ~ Philip Brent Harris                ~~~~~ Twas chilling and the slimy toads Did mire and gamble on the wave. All flimsy were their morals, so Plan B, come all outraged. “Beware the Jabberwack, each one! The jaws that lie, the plots that hatch! Beware what the Putput heard, and shun The […]

Thoughts and Preyers

~~~~~ It’s never just frightened students who die, From weapons sold to those who mistrust, By strangers, in boardrooms, sick and sly, Who these deaths profit, so die they must. They ignore truth, as parents’ tears glisten. Teen blood oils gears of the NRA machine. Death drums, screams, too awful to listen. Future promise reduced, […]

What is There to Lose?

~~~~~ Soldier straight, Their brother stands, Their sister stands. While they reach out Their untouched hands. We step beneath Their outstretched arms, Unable to imagine all Myriad and costly harms. Cost of life, of hope, in pain Dwarfing any envisioned gain Humankind is anything but kind. We need but look to find Animal, vegetable and […]

Sacred Ground

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Sacred Ground Gardens hidden in secret places Watched over by a gibbous moon Solar lanterns glow to life As nature dances and swoons Who am I an eye trying to understand Harmony that has existed through time Chaos its partner in every […]