Category Archives: Poetry

Walk in the Woods

Green River strolls lazily along, Draws me onward Only forward, No going back. Layers of emerald canopy glisten, Diamonds pressed from a Light and momentary storm. Muddy path meanders, sometimes Near the river, others not, Falling, rising again, Tracing undulating … Continue reading

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This Sacred Space

This Sacred Space Mother’s love traverses Time and place and even Heaven’s boundary. Childhood sacred moments flicker, Silver on memory’s screen: Singing away tears— Oh how you loved your teddy bear; Reading me The Princess Bride to Chase away weeks … Continue reading

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Trail’s End

Trail’s End Hiking through woods, Golden autumn day. Shadows cool, Sun longing for summer Now past. Trail ends, Not what I expected, not Where I expected. Where did I miss a turn? Me longing for summer Now past. I am … Continue reading

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Hosanna! God Save Me from Myself

Palm Sunday And so the journey To the cross begins with A choice: You climb not on a War horse, but an Animal of peace. But really? A donkey? This isn’t What I expected. A god made in my image … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve, 2020 – If Ever We Needed a Holy Night…

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Away from Egypt

You led me Away from Egypt, Out of slavery, Away from bondage, heading For the Promised Land. I followed, free At last. But. Hills became mountains, Dips became valleys, too Many excuses to Go back. But. You come back for … Continue reading

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Miracles of the Day I & II

(photo Copyright © 2016 by David K. Carpenter) I sat down to write a poem tonight, which I wanted to call “Miracles of the Day.”  Giving it that title in my folder of poetry on my computer, though, I realized I … Continue reading

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Looked You in the Eyes

I followed You Around, listened to every Word You said. You Said You Came for me, To save me from myself Before I knew who You Were, and I believed You. But before long, I Forgot, I looked You In … Continue reading

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Poem about the Trinity

Pas de Trois (Invitation) I wander down The street, accepted by Few, but mostly Not. There is noise in one big House, noise and Light, laughter. Music that makes me think of Something I lost a long time ago. Outside, … Continue reading

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Poem from April 11, 2016

Repeat Return I run away from You because of something I did that I wish I hadn’t. I Can’t face You, You will Punish me, I deserve it but Wish I didn’t. I Finally realize I can’t Hide from You, … Continue reading

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