Poetry Tuesday: We Need, We Men and Women, Wanting Much

WE NEED, WE MEN AND WOMEN, WANTING MUCH We need, we men and women, wanting much; A breakfast bun, a hand nearby, a breath, And quicker answers to the mad questions Buzzing our quiet times, distracting us. From nothing we came, but what does that tell us? What nothing is nothing, what kind of nothing …

Poetry Tuesday: Make Me A Tower (Don’t Reduce Me)

What if we treated each other like poems?   Things of beauty to be broken apart and experienced instead of commodities to be judged? Here's a piece that I've performed a couple of times, down at the open mic of the Seattle Poetry Slam and then in a worship gathering at the Northwest Church.   …