Category Archives: Poetry

My Church

My church is a hospital      a place of life and death.The deacons and priests are servants of health—      moving patient to patient      serving up hope, grace, grief.While others tend bodies, I tend souls. My … Continue reading

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Acrostic for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

In honor of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25, 2014), I offer this acrostic poem from my pen. Called as the whole Household of God to Reconciliation and Inclusion Striving Together Increasing Acceptance. Working for the Now … Continue reading

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Trees

Continuing on the grief journey, I’ve been thinking lately how important music and songs are to me. When I was a little girl, my Dad would often whistle. His favorite was a tune that provided the melody for the lyrics … Continue reading

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Grieving in Haiku

A group of poems about my Dad’s death. sitting by the bed helpless as he breathes his last his life slips away words of painful truth he’s gone but not forgotten in my heart he’ll stay my young son asked … Continue reading

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