Category Archives: Poems

Poems that I write from time to time

Doctrines of Men . . .

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I am homeless . . .

  I am homeless . . .   I am not an animal, I am a man –   Why do you look the other way? Why do you look down? Why do you try to avoid eye contact? Why … Continue reading

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I Never Knew You

The Heart that is far away speaks “I think . . .” it ignores it turns it runs swiftly it despises it mocks it forgets it withholds it quarrels it envies it perverts it plans harm it devieates it lacks … Continue reading

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Do you שָׁחָה (worship) the same God I do?

Sure, we may sing the same songs and hymns . . .   We may attend the same congregation . . .   Maybe we attend our congregations on the same day . . .   Then again, maybe we … Continue reading

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Approaching God . . .

Little golden turtle what makes you swim against the current? What makes you rebel against the tide? Must you flaunt your golden shell? Must you carelessly lay your eggs? And even when you swim with the current what makes you … Continue reading

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Christmas Laments

All Around Me Adonai my Creator My heart weeps the tears are drowning me I am sinking to the bottom to the darkness where there is no air no light My struggle to survive seems fruitless Save me Adonai resuscitate … Continue reading

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Sometimes I struggle . . .

Sometimes I struggle with: condemnation vs correction correction vs compassion compassion vs creation Sometimes I tremble: at the mention of your name at the enormity of  my failures at the infinity of Alev Tav Sometimes I weep: when I should … Continue reading

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