Not much to say about this one. It was from the 2019 November Poem a Day prompt “Alpha.” Me being me, of course I automatically jumped to the scriptural references. Happy new year, friends. God is in control. Alpha and …

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Merry Christmas, everyone! The Substitute Santa Originally written November 17, 2020 When Santa Claus is sick, what do you do? Poor Mrs. Claus was busy taking care Of him, and all the elves were out sick too. They couldn’t find …

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This is a true story. I was walking across campus after class at undergrad when I got stopped by a cute guy with a British accent who, it turned out, was on a missions trip to evangelize. (The fact that …

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I figure I’m overdue for a more serious theological poem. Ironically, this one was written at a professional conference back in 2019, not during church or as a reflection on my own Bible reading. I think it was at the …

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I hate Canada Geese. My hatred starts with their very name (Canada Geese? Not the more grammatically proper Canadian Geese? Really?), but really, it’s everything about them. They’re loud. They’re messy. They’re winged spite-machines that hiss at people. I mean, …

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Yes, another one from this month’s Poem a Day challenge. It’s been fun, and it’s easier than doing my usual random dig through old notebooks. The prompt for this one was “confession,” and my mind immediately jumped to this William …

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I took a mini-vacation up to Whitefish Point (pictured) this year—home of a key lighthouse on Lake Superior, as well as the shipwreck museum that houses artifacts like the bell from the Edmund Fitzgerald. Thanks to my family’s tradition of …

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I was uninspired and clicked around randomly in my archive and found today’s sonnet. It was written for last year’s November Poem a Day challenge on the prompt hero/anti-hero. I don’t have much to say about the poem itself, other …

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