We Never Meant to Love You

Though we pressed our bibles to your hands and promised you life in the deep chilly river we never meant to love you and prayed Christ would forgive you for not being like us, not even at the threat of death. Though we survived by your blood and thrived on your...

What Will Destroy Us?

Ahab will come armed with scripture and swords and prophets to say ‘you are wrong’ to say ‘your life is anathema to mine’ to say ‘it is my god-given task to make your life hell’ and he’s right — not that he must make...

Unpacking

I relocate hope Take it back from finite places and finite people where I imagined it belonged Wash off the crud and cynicism it’s gathered Place it in that Holy Fire where it can be an¬†incense warming and emanating a sweet perfume I unpack faith from the boxes...

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