Compassion: for Hunger and Desire

 Photo by Misty Ladd on Unsplash I refilled the bird feeder outside my office window this morning and the birds returned. A squirrel arrived as well, as soon as he saw the feeder was full, and I banged in the window and cracked it open a few inches causing...

The Other L Word

“I’ve been so lonely,” I say, my words like a sigh, laying down a heavy weight.  “How long have you felt this way?” she asks. There’s hardly a pause before the answer rises, “Always.  I have always felt this way,” I reply. She nods, open and accepting, in a...

John the Baptist (a poem)

He didn’t see it, but felt it through the darkness of his mother’s womb, the flame that baptized drawn close enough to singe his foot, which caused him to leap. The wild fire caught and grew, ruining him for a life of conformity.  So he moved to the wilderness...
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