Category Archives: faith

Pipe Dreams


When you are young, you have big dreams. Dreams that place you on a pedestal where you are the center of the universe. Then you grow up and you realize that little by little they are shredded from your essence. You watch your friends reach places, but no matter what you try, your life is […]
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A Gem


I wrote this love poem as a birthday present for my darling husband who is a very compassionate and patient man.  When he finished reading it, he was deeply moved and a bit teary eyed! Here comes an erudite Why is he s polite? Taken by his scintillating wit I reckoned him as a gift […]
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Cast Away


Often we have an instant liking to someone or something, but later we find out that the object of our love is not all that we want it to be. So we ignore them or give it away to someone else. In this poem, the gem relates to a person or thing that you instantly […]
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Agony in Gethsemane


This poem depicts the agony that Jesus went through in the Garden of Gethsemane when he was aware of the fact that he was going to be flogged and crucified.  He sweated drops of blood due to the intensity of his sorrow. Troubled and sorrowful With an overwhelmed soul He went to Gethsemane Took with […]
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Alabaster


A Damsel in distress She did not repress Stuck by an epiphany She rushed to Bethany Burdened by her sin Mary Magdalene Clung to Jesus’ feet Her tears washed it wet His towel her tresses His feet covered in kisses At Simon’s abode On the Lord, she poured A perfume of nard An alabaster full […]
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