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Ken Greenman Poems

1007 PLAYING WITH LETTERS 06-10-2021

To get from crown to crowd, drop the N, crow a bit, add the D and get liberty…. or possibly a mobocracy…. Such is politics….

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1006 though He slay me, yet… 06-06-21

To rest in the hollow of Gods hand is to risk being crushed in a fit of His rage. A prayer for the working of Gods will in your life is a prayer to be refined in unquenchable fire, perhaps, … Continue reading

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1005 THE SILENCE OF THE MUSES 06-05-2021

It had come to be a while since my Muses sang to me, with their soft melodies, voices like little bells, chimes and fairy giggles in the forest. So, I complained. How could I be expected to create without their … Continue reading

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1004 UNFINISHED BUSINESS (Genesis 1: 32 ff) 06-04-2021

On the twelfth day the man said to the woman, “Let me be the air you breathe, the strength you need, the center of the life you lead. Be with me and I will awaken your dreams. You shall not … Continue reading

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1003 THE QUEEN OF SCIENCES 15-23-2021

Not for nothing was Theology proclaimed “The Queen of Sciences”. Not lately, of course. Not in our hyper-scientific-materialistic- rational-rat-race-era-of-lauded-reason. (Not to be sarcastic, but look where that’s got us!) But, why wouldn’t it be? Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Astronomy draw their … Continue reading

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1002 HOW MIRACLES HAPPEN, TODAY 05-22-2021

Maybe it’s our growing population, so taxing to heavens switchboard. All those prayers for miracles multiplying as humanity races around the baby-making track. We’ve worn Clarence and Michael ragged, their wings tattered, their halo bent and dented, their trumpet rusty … Continue reading

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1001….. FINGERS….. 05-20-2021

God’s got fingers making miracles. One is a teacher. One is your nurse. One is your doctor. One, a pastor. One, your ever loving spouse. Two are your parents. (Yeah, Yeah… I know! That’s more than five! So what? God’s … Continue reading

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1000…..!!!! I’D RATHER A CALM RESIGNATION…….05-14-2021

It can never end well, in that it ends. A professor emiritus drooling into his porridge, his room silent against the clattering of trays on the cart in the hall, the nurses call. Or dear great grandma falling into final … Continue reading

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999 … A HINT … 05-12-2021

Every seventh sundown we are sent a hint of heaven. It’s all we get for now. It must suffice. A weekly Spirit shower. A blessing. Gods gift in a mitzvah made manifest in the movement of a clock, in its … Continue reading

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998 A DIFFERENT DAY 05-08-21

The difference begins at sundown, when holiness arrives. Not as some theologians construct, but as a God-created-reality. A creation in itself, where, when we walk, we walk submerged in the sacred, not in a thought, rather with tactile sensation. The … Continue reading

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