A Saviour Stitched to a Star

The Feast of Epiphany – when wise ones followed a star, seeing in it the shape of things to come. Poet Mary Karr stitches crucifixion and resurrection to a star (not her words) in a poem called Descending Theology: The Resurrection. I wonder if it is that same star, and I wonder whether the wise ones saw […]

I need to go to Specksavers

My poetweet this morning responds to a reading of Genesis 3 It’s also the serpent that opens the eyes of the blind. And when they saw they sewed, dressing their nakedness, hiding their very selves behind blinds of honesty from one another, from God, forever, till another one with love opens the eyes of the […]

Refugees #7 poem for Refugee Week

Refugees can be read both ways. It can be read as if you don’t care. And it can be read as if you do. You can read it from top to bottom, or you can turn the world upside down and read it from bottom to top, depending on how you read the world. This […]