conjectural navel gazing; jesus in lint form

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I See Liturgy Everywhere Now

Posted December 7, 2013 @ 10:31am | by Tripp

The Liturgy:I can see the liturgy everywhere(an occupational hazard, one assumes),in the liner notes of old albums,and in the articles fromRolling Stone.With each new...

 

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The Gospel Truth #poetry #advent #kisses

Posted December 5, 2013 @ 10:41am | by Tripp

Inundated.That is the word that I am looking for.Flood. Burial. Chaos.A levitical move,to be sure.The barriers break downand all comes crashing 'round;the...

 

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Tags: advent, poetry, kissing, Love Actually, lies, the holidays
 

Another Poem

Posted September 20, 2013 @ 12:46pm | by Tripp

Of Hope and WateriGrief.Unrealized but no less real for it,In anticipation of what is to come,I have cut myselfoff (Old habits die hard).From you. From...

 

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No one is interested in Jesus.

Posted August 13, 2013 @ 1:46am | by Tripp

It never occurred to me to speak of something trueor to sing of love, beauty, and unrequited desire.Instead I offered you pretense,or worse,Jesus.God in Heaven forbid I should...

 

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A Poem

Posted November 11, 2012 @ 9:40pm | by Tripp

I cannotthink that you don'tsoundor breatheweepor grieveI will notthink that you don'twantor plythe cosmoswith loveor graceseekinguslost...

 

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Holy Tuesday

Posted April 3, 2012 @ 10:15am | by Tripp

Tuesday stands alone.Have you noticed?There are thecalendars, of course,Constructed from narrative,construed frombibliohistory. Thesecalendars say somethingof...

 

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Tags: holy week, tuesday, lent, prayer, poem, lonely, overlooked
 
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