Category Archives: Poetry and Songs

Petroglyphs at Three Rivers

Images of lizards             birds                                                 sheep                         stuck full of arrows                                     suns                                                                         and faces                         shaped like moons             were seared into                                     … Continue reading

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O Sacred Head

  In the Organ Mountains             the head of a canyon             often weeps             among the desolated trees. It’s a sacred place             where the earth’s ribs             wounded by heat             and violent force             rise up             … Continue reading

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A Liturgy from the Roundtable Gathering

As close readers of this blog site already know, I gather every month with about fifteen other people at a round table for a time of circle conversation, prayer, song, and recommitment to the work of reconciliation. Urged on by … Continue reading

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Black Holes Exist

As I try to orient myself to the new political realities before us, I find myself diving beneath the waves of political analysis and commentary to deeper levels. I have finished J. D. Vance’s powerful memoir, Hillbilly Elegy, which speaks … Continue reading

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