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Belief

For one moment of belief I have bled Forgetting all the oaths of foolish youth I fall here Before the crown of thorns Till something new is born Make of me a thief Full of dread Clinging to this mountain-face … Continue reading

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Rising

I am rising, floating above it all Perfect symmetry I hear angels singing Saying I won’t fall Won’t fall I am flying, freer than a bird Arcing ‘cross the sky Whispering a secret Only I have heard Have heard I … Continue reading

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Gabriel

And he said rejoice Great tidings do I bring A prophecy An offering And music heralded across the sky One time One long, long time ago Now he plays on city streets He cries rejoice To every stranger that he … Continue reading

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Return

I always return to you In the end Steadfast you wait Patient and calm You know how I am Wanderer in my soul But I always return To you I know I came from you At the start You are … Continue reading

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Too Late To Pray

And is it now Too late to pray? As children we rehearsed the verse In ancient books and we hardly cared Each word we said It was enough to simply recite And hope that soon the doors would open Setting … Continue reading

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Angel Part One

She was blistering white Heaven’s finest We trembled at her sight And yet her beauty Illuminated the night So stellar, so bright Her power cascaded Across our unredeemed shore She gave us her mercy We clamoured for more Her silvery … Continue reading

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And Shall the King Return

And shall the king return To this great land So loved by god? Too many years we’ve wandered Aimless in our emptiness Without a hope or leader In our sight Democracy just another word For delusion So shall he yet … Continue reading

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Church

In the church we waited So alone Heaven cracking Like an eggshell over rough hewn stone Doves of peace plummet Into the dusty air We waited in our faith And deep despair In the church we prayed Hopeless fools Angels … Continue reading

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Let It In (for my father – in memory)

“There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in” Leonard Cohen, Anthem In this moment Precious chance Let it in Let it in Just a promise Warmest glance Let it in Let it in It’s … Continue reading

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For My Mother – In Memory

Keep this little light shining Honour and truth The greater questions Of the imponderable universe All those nights Speaking of the ineffable The sublime Nourish me still Give me belief And almost faith That kindness and care Still replenish this … Continue reading

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