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I’m Not Ready — Dual Dodoitsu

My first dodoitsu, a Japanese poetry form new to me that I learned earlier this week from Kanzen Sakura. I’m sharing it today for dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #154. I’m Not Ready I am not ready for autumn … Continue reading

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Heaven Is My Home

The Poetics prompt over at dVerse Poetry Pub today was to write about a fantasy world. Being ever the rebel, I decided to write about a real world that many think is mere fantasy. Heaven Is My Home Streets of … Continue reading

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My Heart, Your Home – A Poem

My heart is a mansion where Christ dwells The parlor filled with His mercy The kitchen overflows with His love   But in a back room locked up tight dwell fear, doubt, and guilt Sometimes late at night they make … Continue reading

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Exile – A Mini-Ghazal

Wandering in the wilderness exiled in darkness, I will return Lost and lonely in a foreign land without hope unless I will return Like Ezra and Nehemiah I travel towards home I press, I will return Longing for home and … Continue reading

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Trains, by Johnny – A Poem

The poetry prompt at dVerse Poets Pub today was to write a poem involving trai_n_n_n_n_n_n_n_n_s. I immediately thought of the song “Down there by the Train” by Johnny Cash, and then I remembered several other songs by Johnny that involved … Continue reading

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Finding the Way Home – A Short Story

It’s a busy week visiting family in Austin, and I don’t have time to write a new post for today. Plus I don’t seem to have any good ideas for what to write. Since I’m traveling I decided I would … Continue reading

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Going Home to a Joyful Greeting

I’m sitting in the San Francisco airport waiting for my flight to go home. I got here early — I always do when I’m flying — and so I have almost an hour to wait. It’s kind of cool that … Continue reading

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