Category Archives: Devotional Poetry

Generic Prayer Instructions

Find nature, then be in it. Go to a body of placid water. Sit. Notice who is in charge of the planets and the earth. Not you, is it? Very well. Keep sitting. Create a body of placid water. Notice … Continue reading

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The Baal Shem Tov

The Baal Shem Tov One might, in turn, believe and not believe in reincarnation, in order to say, “next life, I’d do it happier,” and then embrace this one.

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Lord’s Prayer

Lord’s Prayer Boss, we’ve still got that deal. (right?) Give me bread Give me life even when I don’t deserve life in Your eyes. I’ll give life to those who don’t deserve life in my eyes. I’ll make You holy. … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: the self

May your find yourself so often and in so many marvellous guises that the I is the aperture to all things

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Your Monday Blessing: Your Next Breath

Dear one I am keeping your next breath very close to me I carry it around like a sacred amulet like a child’s toy like the sky itself in my heart with it I walk on the earth dignified and … Continue reading

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Good Friday prayer

On this good, good Friday my heart goes out to my companions at Calvary, by which I mean those who are witnesses to the death of life and end of love, those who are broken open like crumbs upon the … Continue reading

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The Ocean Forgets

The world remembers; the ocean forgets. All the tablets of sale and gentlemen’s bets, The criminal records and parking fines – Earth’s tear knows not what’s yours, nor cares what’s mine. It just roars on. Keep shouting, dear friend! Mad … Continue reading

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