A View

A View

From kitchen window broom stands against garage door, askew. What lies beyond the door of this day—off center, all lopsided and cockeyed? I rinse my cup and listen to water rushing from the faucet through my fingers. Cup shines. What can bear a stain? Day unfolds in threes—a testing from Sunday’s sermon. “That’s too much [...]

Come to Me

Come to Me

I wait as she rises from the darkness at dawn, shaking off night’s debris. She never forces her way in, she has traveled the distance and knows steadiness. She seems to sense that I can only take her presence in slowly, sometimes imperceptibly, until she can crack the darkness she knows within me—around me and [...]

Looking Out and In

Looking Out and In

Happiness sneered at Joy I am more relatable Identifiable Creatable Buyable Thinkable Controllable Joy responded, you are servant to the situation I am found within, in relationship I come in seasons of defeat, anguish There, sparks of joy rise No person can create me I am called Spirit of Joy