Mud in the well…

Shine your light in the deep well, Where the darkness swallows me. Dig dig down deep. You ex-ca-vate hope and love Buried beneath the clag. Cloyed, cramped, clumped. With your bare hands you dig, You scrape away the fetid, The thorns and the stones. I love your unsightly face Streaked in my ignominy, That gore … Continue reading Mud in the well…

Poem: Baby has a cold

Baby has cold. Baby has a cold; watery eyes, Snotty nose. Staccato cough. Cough. Cough. Baby has a cold; Mucus covered lullabies, halt. The night-light dim dimming in the day, And bunny lies lonely by his head. Baby has a cold; Baby's in bed. Out of bed, in my arms. Baby cries. Red eyes, Rosie … Continue reading Poem: Baby has a cold

Baby

We prayed you into the world.  Our love for each other, And our faith in our Creator Were the spark of a light That will now never be extinguished. That light grows, like you in my womb More than love – something else… An awareness that you, little you, Will change our lives forever. We … Continue reading Baby