Have mercy on your reader-Was it Kurt Vonnegut who yelled at me 50 years ago?Was I being too cryptic?If I keep my secrets do you just stop looking?What makes us search for meaningwhen something is confusing,or drop it becauseits not worth it?Is it because I’m not worth searchingor is it because I have degree in... Continue Reading →
I stopped writing poetry for years Because why bother if no one cares?I write to communicate something Not to have a dusty pamphlet rotting in the basement
Pride Month is really complicated for me. I’ve got very close friends and family members who are passionate protectors of LGBTQ+ rights, and I have friends and family members who are cruel in the way they talk about them, and everyone in between. I am here in the middle, a Catholic, and therefore not supposed... Continue Reading →
Ok, it’s time. I have been simultaneously working towards this and dreading it. The obligatory Biden and the Bishops post. Backstory: If you haven’t been consumed by the media on this, here’s the story: The USCCB, or US Conference of Catholic Bishops, voted last week on whether or not to draft a document on the... Continue Reading →
Dear Lonely One, I see you. Holding yourself together in the corner in back of the Church, frantically rocking your babies in the front row, sitting at home because it hurt too much last time. I see you struggling and doing your best. I see you when they speak cruel words to you and it... Continue Reading →
The Vox article about Trump’s damage to Christianity( Link here) is something I agree deeply with, even if I don’t agree with every word they say in thearticle. Even if Trump did some good, the cruelty he delivered it with and the lack of compassion that he delivered it with deserved to be pointed out... Continue Reading →
Maybe today, slow down for a while, The rushing grasping hands of time are coming Today, maybe just step aside, let them come and pass you by.