Category Archives: Poetry

Ode to my Beloved

Caged Bird with a Key. Ode to Psyche O Goddess! hear these tuneless numbers, wrung By sweet enforcement and remembrance dear, And pardon that thy secrets should be sung Even into thine own soft-conched ear: Surely I dreamt to-day, or … Continue reading

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Bleak Mid-Winter Solstice

-a la Mr Christopher Frye & Ms Christina Rossetti – † The darkest time in the year, The poorest place in the town, Cold, and a taste of fear, Man and woman alone, What can we hope for here?   … Continue reading

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Holiness & My Father who art in Heaven

                I made a bold statement the other day and I have been thinking about it ever since.  I proclaimed that my Dad was the holiest man I know.  And so I have … Continue reading

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A Gift to Un-rap

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Hocus Pocus

                † Crocus Heaven, pushing through the soil on my Lenten desert spring walk this morning. Little pockets of golden nestled treasure and Lenten purple cloaked bulbs, like closed fingers in prayer, wanting … Continue reading

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Beloved Intentions

The book of Ruth “Entreat me not to leave you, or to turn back from following you; For wherever you go, I will go; And wherever you lodge, I will lodge; Your people shall be my people, and your God, … Continue reading

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magsmuse 1st birthday ~ celebrated with St John of the Cross

  † Today I am secretly celebrating magsmuse one year anniversary of blogging.  What better way could there possibly be, than to celebrate with two poems of Love!  † Last week at university, a dearest gentle lady, a fellow student who is a Catholic … Continue reading

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