Category Archives: poetry

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Epiphany Set

The head nun gave us two things: ‘You are a good person’, and ‘It’s just a statue’. There’s no wavering when you get it from an expert. Hope borrowed from her jumps into you. We lesbian rurals start our 21st family year knit up tight

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Surely My Cup Runneth Over

Jesus is… The joy of my heart The light of my life The bright and morning star My highest and best hope The peace in my soul and The praise in my mouth There is none like Him When I am down with the cares

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An Invitation

The table is set, The food is ready, Come and dine, You are welcome. All is ready for you, Come now and eat. All are welcome here Just believe and come, And here find peace and love. Signed: GOD

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Blessed Persecutors

Bless those who persecute us!? God, do you know what You’re asking? I don’t mean to complain but really, what are You thinking? Bless those who killed poor Matthew Shepard? Are you sure You want to say that for the record? And Lord, he isn’t

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Three Poems

Gay Reformation Hymn Tune: Ein feste burg is unser Gott Two thousand years we feared our love, condemned “unnatural sinners.” Now stepping forth from heaven above Christ makes gays special winners. This world is filled with hate. It seems almost too late for God to

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Midnight Prayer

Save me, O God, from the temptation to be less than fully human, less than the child of God You created me to be. Save me, O God, from the temptation to view my sexuality as a curse, rather than as a precious Gift with

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Three Poems

Renewed and Restored Dear Heavenly Father hear my plea I need forgiveness please rescue me My light has been dimmed by the enemy sin, and I’ve fallen so far from victory I want to fight to restore the light Come lift me up and I