Where Middle-Earth Began

When mighty Beowulf took hold of Grendel with his bare hands, the demon proclaimed, “Nowhere on middle-earth, I realize, have … More

A Fall Poem

Over and across the rooftops, the fall leaves from proud trees stand, glimmering like gold in the softening sun. Feel … More

A prayer of thanks

How I long again to feel my muscles stretch,
To look ahead for the ball I seek to fetch,
To the ribboned finish line that’s yet to break,
To the net that sleepily waits to be fast awake.

A prayer for humility

How dark and twisted paths does the river of time run! Who could guess that the roaring streams of paradise, … More