PAPER IDENTITY

A sterile gloved hand Reaches in, to measure the readiness of An expectant womb, ripe with life. Sterile covered mouths Shouting hurried commands above A woman’s cries. Tearful eyes, filled with strife. Flesh and blood Pulsing, moving, tension growing; suddenly...

FAREWELL TO MAHLON KLINE

I saw you slip away, To face another day, In a place I may not yet know. It was so strange to watch you go. I sensed no fear, just sadness, But, I too felt hope and gladness. I watched your loved ones gather near To bid farewell wih whispers in your ear. Although you...

IF WE HEAR NO DISCORD

Time and space, not intergalactic or outer space But rather  – Inner Space. Elements of life, crucial, critical, changeable. Time passes, space changes, as souls and minds Move in and around our lives. If we are to grow, we need to be alert and Conscious of these...

RED VELVET BLUES

Red velvet bows Ribbons of pearls in neat draping rows Ivory Angel atop boughs of deep green Sprigs of Mistletoe tucked in between Bright papered packages nestled below Tiny white lights that twinkle like snow Silver and red ornaments hung Next to sugar canes meant...