Tag Archives: A Foriegn Hymnal

My town

Educator of many Home to madmen Counter-cultural conformist hipsters Foodies and the Maize and Blue Cradle of my youth Bringer of culture and Absurdity sublime You are my town and I suppose that in some way Speaks also of me

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Hamsa

Your name Echoing on the night air Of Damascus Like a prayer Like justice rolling down And righteousness Ever-flowing But not yet Arrived Rest now Find peace Pray for those of us left here

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True life

In this strange world So strange indeed to find oneself Thankful Like puzzle pieces that fit With unheard of perfection One from two Sweet Amazing Love Poured out like a blessing Lived out like an offering No mean thing True … Continue reading

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A better song

This thing between us this miscommunication this discord Is like bad jazz Technology interposes rather than interconnects Discord disruption a whole Kingdom of Dis Step with me into the quiet Take my hand here in the dark Enfold and entwine … Continue reading

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Gratitude and love

Having shared my soul with you and having found understanding, not judgment embrace, not mockery all I can feel is gratitude and love

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Here in this moonlight

Limitless potential called forth limited given shape and specificity Brick on brick limitless potential given now and only this once existence presence solidity shape And here in this moonlight you are beautiful to me

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My heart smiles

Beyond the wonder and strangeness of the moment let me say this- It was nice, after a lifetime, to have someone… anyone… stand up for me And my heart smiles when I consider that that person that someone was you

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The Honduran

We have danced many times Why won’t you look me in the eyes? the soul? Why don’t you kiss me on the mouth? I find you hollow Bitter A bit too dark Mellow when you should have fire Yet tonight … Continue reading

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Misspoken love

I find myself saying those three words To you When I don’t My tongue takes flight And you Say it back Humorous I turn to find another Laughing with and at me

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Beauty

Beauty Bold, ribald, chaste In a way others are Constrained to find as Odd Beauty as truth Beauty as justification Not mere prettiness Not a sorid combination of genes No luck here No This is a beauty from within A … Continue reading

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