New Wine

   Ferment me, GodTake these blemished fruits of my lifeAdd the sweetness and yeast of your spiritBubble through meDistill the fragrance and flavorTransform meClarify mePour meWine is a kingdom beverage.Peggy Godfrey, renowned cowboy poetess.

The Journey

If you could seethe journey whole,you might neverundertake it,might never darethe first stepthat propels youfrom the placeyou have knowntoward the placeyou know not. Call itone of the merciesof the road:that we see itonly by stagesas it opensbefore us,as it comes intoour keeping,step bysingle step. There is nothingfor itbut to go,and by our goingtake the vowsthe … Continue reading The Journey

Provisional

Suddenly life seems less sure. Less secure. Anguish and outrage runs in our streets like blood. The beginning of 2021 has seen the threats of civil war become real. The obscenity on Twitterfeed and social media alt right has moved once again out into our streets with violence. This time to clash with police in … Continue reading Provisional