Based on a true story from when I was in middle school. For anyone thinking of making buttermilk biscuits for Christmas, remember this: use less powdered buttermilk than you would liquid, but more than the package says is probably fine. …

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I wrote today’s poem in November to the prompt “pet.” I’m posting it today because on Friday he was incredibly painfully destructive (RIP, $100 pair of Vessis that he decided to use as an object of tug of war while …

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Winter has historically been one of the more difficult times for being single. Most of the time I’ve made peace with it… but every once in a while something will trigger a twinge of loneliness. Winter in my drafty townhouse …

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I’m posting today’s poem for no other reason than it feels right. I don’t even remember the context for it anymore, though heaven knows I’ve gone through enough periods of self-doubt in my faith. One minor note: at the end …

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It’s November, and I’m once more doing a Poem a Day challenge, this time using prompts by the Poetry Pub. Yesterday’s prompt was to write a poem using the title of a song. I chose The Arcadian Wild’s “Man in …

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I don’t have a whole lot to say about today’s poem. I wrote it last November to the prompt “Exaggeration.” The Fisherman Originally written November 25, 2020 So there I was, out on a stormy lake, Just startin’ to put …

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Last weekend was Hutchmoot, a gathering that loves finding the holy in the mundane. This weekend is LTN Con, Love Thy Nerd’s annual gathering to talk about ministering to gamers and geeks. In honor of both of these events, it …

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