I’ve been in the Prophets in my own Bible reading lately, so it felt like a good time to break out this poem. The one thing I’ll note there is that I always used to struggle through the Prophets, and …

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Today’s poem is based on a true story. I was walking alongside the Red Cedar River after class one day when a squirrel plopped himself down and stared at me. I stopped and stared back and he scampered up my …

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I am sharing today’s poem because it was the first one I came across when I opened a random notebook. THIS IS REAL LIFE, PEOPLE. I wrote this during my senior year in undergrad in an overview course of the …

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I think we could all do with something silly after this week, so enjoy a sonnet I wrote about Andrew Peterson’s song “Dancing in the Minefields” getting turned into a workout song. Remix Originally written November 28, 2020 “I have …

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I recently finished a chronological watchthrough of the Disney animated features—a long and fun project, starting with Snow White and going all the way to Encanto. I skipped some by choice and added a few by DisneyToons (most notably A Goofy Movie), and …

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If you haven’t figured it out by now, two of my interests are cosmic horror and Michigan history. Today’s poem, a haribun (basically poetic prose followed by a haiku), incorporates both. For the record, the Great Lakes have had a …

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I wrote this one in honor of two good friends who got married last week. (Hopefully they saw it in the card before they see it here.) Artists’ Hands Originally written April 26, 2022 Two sets of artists’ hands. One …

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Today’s poem is another from the November 2020 Poem a Day challenge, this time to the prompt of Lucky. No real reason for sharing it today. Enjoy. The Cowboy Originally written November 13, 2020 The cowboy said, “I’m just lucky, …

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