Sonnet #30 – 6th Shakespearean Sonnet on love and surviving betrayal. Paid Bradychu’r Bardd/Don’t Betray the Bard! Now, “paid â bradychu’r bardd” rolls off my tongue This ancient heav’nly language tells the tale The battles won and battles lost were sung as bards retold the crown lost by betrayal The years have passed. The bards still … More Sonnet #30 – 6th Shakespearean Sonnet Paid a Bradychu’r Bardd/Don’t Betray the Bard!
Sonnet #28 – Shakespearean Sonnet #4 on rediscovering love I decorate my house much like my heart In black and white with just the barest tints With sharp abstractions, parts of broken art and disassociate from nuanced hints These painful memories recalled by black against the white of faithfulness and vows by stark contrast reveal … More Sonnet #28 – Shakespearean Sonnet #4 on rediscovering love
Sonnet #27 – third Shakespearean Sonnet on recovering the ability to love. Here my heart is compared to a leaf driven from the tree in Autumn’s cold wind. O, how you make me quiver as the red and weak’ning leaf upon the autumn’d trees once sapped of strength I’ll fall in browning beds of death … More Sonnet #27 – 3rd Shakespearean Sonnet on recovering the ability to love
Sonnet #26 – Second Shakespearean Sonnet on rediscovering the ability to love again. The carillon, it sings out to my heart an anthem or a dirge upon the hour It calls me to the steps through its dark art and sadness splashed with peace spills from the tow’r For what I’ve lost is sung in … More Sonnet #26 – 2nd Shakespearean Sonnet on Recovering the Ability to Love
I have posted my thoughts on last night’s jarring incidents at Burning Religion.
“Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time. Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.” (Colossians 4:5-6) The assumption in the plethora of 20th century evangelism campaigns, and methods developed in Evangelical church circles tended toward a one-size-fits-all … More God is NOT one-size-fits-all
Saw this wonderful little program called “I Write Like.” I plugged in multiple examples of my current writing including sonnets, theological rambling, and more. I was both excited and disconcerted by the results. I entered some of my most complex stuff, and some sonnets and the result was that I write like: drum roll please… … More Who do I write like? – Wow! – *sigh*