• lenten journal

    lenten journal: spring training

    by  • March 1, 2013 • lenten journal, poetry • 7 Comments

    south of here the boys of summer are planting the seeds of spring thawing out their throwing arms weeding out all the errors they can practicing and pitching, stealing a little extra daylight each evening in a month they will head north (at least the ones I care about) along with daylight and daffodils...

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    lenten journal: life sentence

    by  • February 25, 2013 • lenten journal, poetry • 3 Comments

    My friend, Nathan Brown, is a poet and musician who was named the Poet Laureate of Oklahoma last fall. During December, as we dealt with the impending doom of the Mayan calendar, I dubbed him the Poet Laureate of the Apocalypse. He continues to be a good friend and a wonderful encourager to me...

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    lenten journal: life lines

    by  • February 20, 2013 • lenten journal, poetry • 3 Comments

    There are some nights I sit down to write what has been brewing all day, then there are others where I begin with a blank canvas and try to get quiet enough to see what ripens. Tonight’s poem comes at the end of a busy day when I don’t feel as though I had...

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