Tag: Youth

Dear Daughter

Poetry
Caitlyn, Dear Daughter, Father's Day 2001.  Photo by Terri Stewart. you travel through time with all of its fluffy marshmallow clouds and dense storm clouds and i know you are looking for sunbreaks of the soul what you may not know until you are older and wiser is that you are the clouds and the water and the mountains and the valleys you are the sunbreak of my soul Terri Stewart, January 2011 P.S.  Pink font means sarcasm or inappropriate humor.  
Psalm

Psalm

Poetry, Psalm, Religion, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Eli Eli lama sabachthani? where were you when the embryo hatched and was formed by blood-spattered hyenas tearing hope from limb to limb and laughing gleefully at the mockery where were you when the embryo fell and love offered a hit of a crack pipe covered in symbols flashing through the ghetto offering escape from the desolate heat the hands that should be reaching out are cut off at the wrists bleeding sanctimonious tripe in defiance of the call to love the least , lost, and lonely while sentencing each embryo to death guilty rings through the room as we continue to bleed the embryo out with ignorance born of fear and shame and the lie of the only way being my way standing on the corner shouting belligerently to repent or die revelation rings through the cosmos as the embryo marches th...