March 12, 2014

Reflections in Lent: That Cursèd Place of Calvary

In sync beyond the brink of splinter’d tree and the dried-up heave of hyssop, black noses wag and tongues they sag with sot from wailing suns— ere […]
December 18, 2013

The Cry of Mary

1a. Tell me, fearsome fire and roaring child what wish you wish in all the stars tonight?—what smile may blossom from those olive cheeks?—what wile would […]
June 3, 2013

Sinners’ Salve (The Way of the Cross)

the finch i see that sits upon a tree— he walks the plank, one span’s end to end— he stops and howls to the anxious wind, […]
April 3, 2013

The Unfortunate Centurion

I am the Captain of the Slip: Through soiled hands shaking iron against bone with hammer volleys wind to wind; One pinion in, the other waiting […]