Tag Archives: Sonnets

Jesus Usage

We’ve used You, Jesus, sometimes savagely to justify our deeds as though they were approved by You who gave them sanctity, though our intentions had been far from pure. We’ve used You, Jesus, to give us support as though You … Continue reading

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Viewpoints

When I see life through just my point of view. my focus sharpens, sharp enough to cut, then I can’t see a viewpoint that is new, and my once open mind is tightly shut. A viewpoint that I deemed complete … Continue reading

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Stargazers*

The lilies that we planted aren’t like those that Jesus said dressed better than a king, nor did they have fine fragrance for a nose, each one a yellowing and wilted thing. Not youthful beauties, but decrepit hags, an ignorant … Continue reading

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Objectified

When someone blurted out across a room a comment on her beauty, she looked sad as though the compliment provoked some gloom or dredged up some old sorrow that she had. And it occurred to me that beauty could at … Continue reading

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Instrumental

My heart was made for music, and its beat is not the only thing that makes that clear: my life’s a composition I complete because its steady rhythm keeps me here. Like Francis, I would be an instrument for Love … Continue reading

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Portrayals

It’s hard for some to picture You as dad, as old man in the sky with ashen beard, because of some experiences they had with fathers who abused them and were feared. And I dislike how Michelangelo portrayed You famously … Continue reading

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Indebtedness

When I discovered I am full of death, I took it as the most horrific shock, for I had felt my goodness had a depth that kept that out, impenetrable rock. And yet I found that I am full of … Continue reading

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