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Liturgical Lexicon

Dear audience, I just ask that you would just listen well and be moved by my words, just thank you for being here and I ask that you would I ask that you would bless our time together and that

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Bad Body Break

Today I saw a body break. The feet were tired of being walked on, the hands were sick of being the only ones doing the dirty work, and the eyes could swear they were the only ones able to see

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Today I Saw a Body Break (NaPoWriMo #4)

Today I saw a body break. For a while I was able to handle it. It was only a little ridiculous. But I’ve been there. Wishing I was someone else or somewhere else. I’ve been there, climbing up the ladder

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Smoke is not really a thing (NaPoWriMo #2)

This poem was published as part of 30 Poems in 30 Days during National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo 2013).   That iron-scrape teeth-grinding tone, it told me “You will never be anything until you write dark poetry.” But the smooth silk soft

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You Could Like I Did Believe (NaPoWriMo 2013 #1)

This poem was published as part of 30 Poems in 30 Days during National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo 2013). You’re right that I could be remiss. But you’re wrong. You could like I did believe that everything will break down like an

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The In-Between

Here we are then in the aimless floating. The in-between. Expectations of immediacy are clearly unmet. But we keep them yet. Here we are on the road away from home, no home away from home but in between homes, the

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To My Poet-Brother

They will tell us we play too many games. Our brothers and sisters, brother, they will say we shame the family, we claim knowledge and know nothing, we are ashamed of our heritage. I can’t say we know it better

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No Way to Hear This, Trust or Fear This

There is really know way to say this, no way you will know what I know, feel what I’ve felt, tasted what I’ve seen, or touch what I’ve heard; and vice versa. This is the vice of our verse, the

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An Apologetic Apology

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The Seventh Story

I used to be that guy who would argue that this world has really gotten better, that women – at least in this country – are equal, and sure, there are a few remaining inequalities but women even have a

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