Unknowing

  LIFE IS DEATH   The tomb The lifeless pit It Cannot constrain Cannot contain Life   The Womb   The fragile sprout Without a thought Turns face to bosom Gazes into the face of Radiant light   Like verses the seasons Pass   Refrain and Chorus   The Trees Sing songs of Joy Arms … Continue reading

IS IT ENOUGH?

Is it enough? Will He find faith when He returns? Perhaps if he reclines and eats with the sinners Perhaps if he serves and cares for the poor Perhaps if he touches the leper, the sick and  unclean Perhaps We will see. Perhaps if he dies and gives his life for the world? The perfect reflection, … Continue reading

Fear and Hate in Disguise

OUR HATE EXPOSED Fear And Hate Disguised Gliding gracefully under the radar of human consciousness Like an old friend we greet them with a kiss and reminisce of moments shared Old stories Precious moments Fear and hate disguised Love the sinner hate the sin Speak the truth in love We can still love and Believe … Continue reading

The Packaging Destroyed

    Restore to me the joy of your salvation   Words   Deceived into believing That I know Simple Clean Separate In a row   Like plasticine The smell A seven course meal Seven simple words Yet They are so far away Can I ever Really be four?   Soldiers in uniform All in … Continue reading

The Beast

Salivating and hungry The old Dragon The spiritual beast Roams freely Undetected Unrestrained We are its minions We are its slaves A growl from the beast a hiss to obey We tighten the shackles And worship his Laws The crumbs from our table Fall to the floor Love your neighbour and Feed the poor Entangled Complicit … Continue reading

The House of Dots

The Bible is like a photo album It displays images from a long journey.   As we begin our own journey through this thing called life We pick up the Bible to show us the way. Charted by God it must be precise We examine the verses and take the advice   Walking through grain … Continue reading

Hope is Louder in the Morning

The dark clouds and the deep red sky The storm The deathly Loud Silence Surrender to The pastel hues in the unlit sky   She   Gently stirs me from my slumber   The sky kisses my cheeks Her moist lips Meet mine Her breath not for me alone Mist The soul of my lover … Continue reading

A Poem – GUILTY AS CHARGED

My last couple of posts have been like a whirlwind for me – I know that some people following along who don’t know my background or the background of the Lutheran Church of Australia may have looked at my post a bit perplexed as to what exactly am I talking about. A tiny bit of … Continue reading

The Opponent

Outside of religion Removed from the board I see sin as the pawns That we kill in vain Pawns on a chess board part of a game Death makes its move and thousands a slain Slaves to this power and moved by this will Pawns being the enemy that we are taught to kill   Religion a … Continue reading

Reconciliation

  Is it real? Can you see it? Can you measure it? Like a dead animal on the side of the road can you actually poke a stick into it? There is no wound No blood It isn’t real   You prick! You calculating shit! Feel my heart, is  it not aching? I am your … Continue reading