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When the Prophet Goes Mad

When the prophet goes madher tongue goes looseand no matter whoseear is in the way predictions,curses, wishes and prayersare summoned in one breath of smokeconsuming fire ablaze. When the prophet goes madhe finally speaks his heartbecause his mind cannot keepcloseted truths that are meant to fly. When the prophet goes madthe earth shakes.For the power […]

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Enfleshed Evil, Part One

I have indeedEncountered evilIn the holiest of places.  Gnashing of teethFueled by fearBy the faithful to a gospelThey personallyNot know yet. Altars are lifted dailyTo the gods of comfortTo the gods of powerTo the gods of me and myselfTo the gods of manipulationAnd deceit. The real altar’s veilWas rippedWith edges stained in Righteous bloodHealing and wholesome.Ready […]

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Todo Esta Bien

Todo esta bien En el rincón Donde haces tu cielo Tu santuario feliz De paz PAZ Nada la puede turbar Nadie la puede robar. No es un lugar geográfico Mas bien un modo de ser Y estar. Es quietud en medio de la revolución De amores, pasiones, y encuentros Seguridad en medio de caos, incertidumbre, […]

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#ThatWentFast

          Photo by Micah Gary. Drew Theo ’14 and Dean Davis. I read this poem at the Interfaith Baccalaureate Service on May 16, 2014 at the Simon Forum, Drew University. I thought of a train When I stopped to look Searching for life In the minutes of the hours In my existence. […]

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