Category Archives: Devotional Poetry

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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Your Monday Blessing: The Calculus of Prayer

In the morning, when I talk to God, I say, I would love to find a clean pair of boxers waiting for me on the laundry rack, but then don’t worry about me, God; you must have much bigger matters … Continue reading

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Your Monday(ish) blessing: No Wisdom Whatsoever

I slept well last night, and this morning I managed to not check the news on my phone. I went and drank coffee, sat there. For a moment or two. Found a book of stories on the shelf that spoke … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: Third Sheep from the Left

The third sheep from the left is the holy child. You can see her, in the frame of her mother’s camera, at the heart of the heavens and the earth. In her, the earliest secrets of love are revealed. Before … Continue reading

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