Category Archives: Poetry

I Am Here

Yesterday as I read about the rescue of the women from Boko Haram these words came to me: If you see the world’s pain and do not weep or even groan in agony… then you do not see. If you … Continue reading

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Leaf Cycle

Melting snowfalls Thawed, dampened earth Buds on branches A new leaf’s birth Growing more full Fearing late frost Vibrant new green Spring rainstorm tossed Soaking in rays The power plant Creating shade From sun’s bright rant Summer’s long heat So … Continue reading

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Mullberry Tree

Long have you stood On this plot of land Split trunk at your base So majestic and grand You’ve shed millions of leaves As each autumn transitions When temperatures drop And the sun changes positions Before there was Freeborn Welch … Continue reading

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