Monthly Archives: May 2014

Change is in the Heart

He thought he knew himself, inside and out. He thought he knew what was wrong. He thought he knew the way to fix it. He looked in the mirror, found a different person each day. He looked for the reason … Continue reading

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Loneliness is…

Response to a writing prompt from http://www.languageisavirus.com/ Loneliness is the wind without a single tree through which to rustle. Loneliness is the rain without an inch of earth to patter upon. Loneliness is a beautiful, heartbreaking chord without an ear … Continue reading

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Sometimes

The happiest Mothers’ Day and Good Shepherd Sunday to everyone! “The Lord is my shepherd;  I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose; beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul.”  –  Psalm 23 Sometimes … Continue reading

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Flower of the Field

“This is the day the Lord has made; Let us rejoice in it and be glad.”  – Psalm 118: 24 O blooming flower of the field, what joy there is in thee! Without a single word or sound thou speakest … Continue reading

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The Springtime of My Soul

Based on one of the truest stories I know.  (by the way, I wrote this after the sonnet form, though it doesn’t match precisely) The Springtime of My Soul The spring is late this year and winter’s reign, Has lingered … Continue reading

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Four Short Verses for May

Read them together if you like, or take them separately – four little poems that came to me on this beautiful May morning.  Happy May Day!  And happy Feast of St. Joseph! The mist obscures far-away things, as if to … Continue reading

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