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Archive for the ‘Poetry’ Category

“God Save the Church!” (Suggested Lyrics, to the Melody of “God Save the Queen!”)

In Atheism, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Culture War, Faith, Grace, Jesus, Literature, Music, Orthodoxy, Poem, Poetry, Politics, Prayer, Protestantism, Religion, Secularism, Thoughts, Values on August 4, 2012 at 00:55

Lord, bless Thy holy Bride,
Born from Thy wounded side,
Thy one true Church…

From Satan’s vile intent
And men of evil bent,
God save the Church!…

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A blogger’s lament (from acaramba.com)

In Blogging, Humor, Poetry, Thoughts, Work, Writing on September 13, 2008 at 23:01

So much has happened in the world since our last post Read the rest of this entry »

Anamnesis: a poem of despair

In Atheism, Christianity, Faith, God, Life, Literature, Personal, Poem, Poetry, Prayer, Religion, Spirituality, Suicide, Theology, Writing on January 28, 2008 at 02:58

This poem was supposed to have been my suicide note, yet it was the act of writing it that saved my life Read the rest of this entry »

The lotus weeps (a poem for the monks of Burma)

In Art, Asia, Burma, Democracy, Human Rights, Literature, Military, Myanmar, Opinion, Poem, Poetry, Politics, Religion, Spirituality, Thoughts, Values on October 23, 2007 at 21:05

The earth abides and barely feels
The feet that walk upon its face;
But as they lift and as they fall,
The lotus weeps in Myanmar Read the rest of this entry »

gehenna

In Faith, God, Life, Personal, Poetry, Spirituality, Thoughts on August 24, 2007 at 10:43

I am not a poet, whatever my delusions to the contrary, albeit I often comfort myself with the thought that I at least “have the heart of a poet, if not the voice” Read the rest of this entry »