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Cupcake Rap


I once asked a group of poetry students to define bad poetry. after ten minutes, no one came up with even one for an academic list. they could tell me what made a good poem, but not a bad one. … Continue reading

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Rejecting the Refrigerator


Is anyone else tired of chicken? Not just any chicken, the plain chicken you get in the grocery store that you have to take home and put in the refrigerator. That chicken. That kind of food. I’m tired of tasteless. … Continue reading

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A detour on the way to destiny


I’ve heard enough preachers in my day to do a full two hour stand-up routine with about every variety and denomination featured. I’ve heard some great phrases, one liners, and simple truths in those sermons too. I’ve boogied for Jesus … Continue reading

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A love letter to the IRS


Dear Ms. IRS Employee, Grazing through the news fodder of another day, I noticed a memo from your supervisor’s office, claiming that your agency may be reading my emails, checking my personal records, and even following my habits. It is … Continue reading

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The Prez is my shepherd


When leaders abandon righteousness, exchanging it for the law of sin- that nation, hypocritically appealing to God, will neither stand in the place of blessing, nor be spared from the judgment of God. But those who trust in the Lord, … Continue reading

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Techtonic Plates of Change


If I hear one more commercial about “4G phones,” I may just call a company and ask for their brains. “4G” means nothing anymore, like the words/phrases “stuff,” “a la carte,” and “balanced budget.” (see “balanced meal,” which may insinuate … Continue reading

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Cussing in Curry


The dryer whines, making a noise like a two year old trying to run away from the potty…chased by the boogie man. I’ve had days like this, but will someone please write me an excuse note for my forgetfulness…walking back … Continue reading

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What do you think?


         “Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling, that so we might after a special manner rejoice together after we had  gathered the fruit of our labors. They four in one day killed as much … Continue reading

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I feel your mortality


I feel your mortality as catching as a breeze from unknown corners. your winkled fear and confusion etched in chaotic lines- too many words you never hear, too many images, moving…blurr. I feel your mortality in the way you crumple … Continue reading

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Tummy Trouble


When you’re four years old, an upset tummy can make the world feel like an out-of-control merry-go-round. But when you’re in your forties, a troublesome bloated tummy can make you feel like you swallowed a small elephant… So, I sit … Continue reading

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