June 30, 2013

Two Voices Striving Seamlessly

There are two voices, striving seamlessly within; the loud one draws the way to keys for every door, behind them lying more, and more; another whispers […]
March 27, 2012

The Temple

sighs; long-held breaths i kept for forty years that rattled the cage of the living. i passed on, you see, passed the mythical gate of the […]
February 16, 2012


Loosely inspired by Handel’s Salomo oratorio, this brief “sinfonia” is meant to be an entry into a larger dedicative or worship piece, much like the Sinfonia […]
January 19, 2012

Into your hands …

I began crafting this poem on the way to work one day recently, and I think it begins to capture the surrender of self—both good and […]
January 9, 2012

Prayer (in honor of Gerard Manley Hopkins)

Swing-swang the minutes sung, by thirsting hours cursing done; and I have half a life to do! On, son, on and think not on a thought […]