• poetry

    lenten journal: thank you note

    by  • April 13, 2014 • lenten journal, poetry • 3 Comments

    for the chance to return to streets I once knew an opportunity to talk about things that matter to be on the receiving end of unsolicited encouragement for the chance to lose myself in the crust of a tomato tart to find myself serving at someone else’s communion rail and return home with the...

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    lenten journal: epiphany

    by  • April 11, 2014 • lenten journal, poetry • 2 Comments

    I would love to tell you I had an epiphany in the middle of lent: an earth-shattering, horizon-bending, blaze of understanding and insight that changed everything for me. My day, however, spelled out in much smaller steps, turns of phrase, incremental graces: a call from a friend, homemade marinara, sunshine on my lunch hour....

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    lenten journal: tabletide

    by  • April 3, 2014 • community, food, lenten journal, poetry • 1 Comment

    I spent today standing in kitchens then sitting around tables catering gig at lunch dinner with friends now I’m standing baking cookies like there is a tomorrow I love the flow from making to serving a tide of thankfulness going out and coming in offering and receiving listening and speaking trusting and risking like...

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    lenten journal: eventide

    by  • March 28, 2014 • lenten journal, poetry • 2 Comments

    a breeze blows across the front porch of the heart — the song settles like an old dog circling until it’s just right the sadness hangs like the ferns we will put up once it gets warmer the last aromas of dinner have followed us out and will find their way into the darkness...

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