Monthly Archives: January 2010

Poem: Inklings and Glimpses

The inklings and glimpses that we get of the vast extravagant panorama The one or two trickles we see of the colossal waterfall in sun’s glare The oncoming rush of Divine Presence we may feel on our cheeks though unseen … Continue reading

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Poem: The Magnitude

The magnitude is impossible to deduce from this side of the sky From the other side of the sky everything’s possible A man with a deer’s head teaching mathematics to a classroom of students who ring like bells A plateau … Continue reading

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Poem: Lord Wear Me Out

Lord wear me out in the saddle of Your continuous gallop over fences if You will or even round and round in the same corral if at each turn the light changes and more and more beauty coheres and shows … Continue reading

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