Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Crickets in My Underwear!!

Aha…..I knew that title would capture your attention. But there is some truth in it. To keep my bras from falling apart too soon from the washer/dryer, I air dry them by hanging them by the straps on the handles of the fold up doors that enclose the washer and dryer in our apartment. After …

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WANTED!!! Jesus of Nazareth

A REWARD OF 50 SHEKELS OF SILVER WILL BE PAID TO WHOMEVER CAN PRODUCE THE (PRESUMABLY “RESURRECTED“) BODY THEREBY DESTROYING THIS DANGEROUS MYTH WHICH EVEN NOW IS SPREADING LIKE WILD FIRE RAP SHEET NAME: Yeshua (Jesus) DATE OF BIRTH: 0000 A.D. BIRTHPLACE: Manger Square, Bethlehem OCCUPATION: Carpenter, Rabbi ALIASES: Messiah, Prince of Peace, Rose of …

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It’s Part of Who I Am

Per omnia saecula saecularum Amen Dominus vobiscum Et cum spiritu tuo Sursum corda Habemus ad dominum These are never-to-be-forgotten words which are an integral part of who I am. Spoken as part of the ritual of the mass, they were spoken every Sunday and were a spiritual touchstone for a young girl growing up in …

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Deep Calls to Deep

The ocean is a vast, beautiful, fearsome, sometimes violent and always awesome thing. I am always enthralled by underwater images captured on film or video. The cornucopia of creatures and plant life is dizzying to behold. I have also seen films of storms of sea and shook in my shoes at the thought of being …

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Leaping into Faith

Isn’t it amazing how most of us plod along through our lives ascribing importance to so many things that are not important at all?;at least not important in the grand scheme of things. As a child I had an intense love for Jesus. Then I “grew up” and the pull of the world seduced me …

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It’s A Jungle Out There !!

  The following is a revised short work which will appear in a soon-to-be-published anthology,  “Florida Speaks” from Poet Plant Press, St. Augustine, slated for a January 2014 release.        It’s early morning in Florida and the stillness is astounding.   Often rising before the breaking light of sunrise,  I relish sitting on our screened …

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THE JONES BEACH TERROR

     Early morning caravans in the summer of  ’54 Uncles, aunts and cousins headed for the breezy shore Blankets, umbrellas, shovels and pails hoping soon to reach A day in the sun, a day filled with fun, a glorious day at Jones Beach. The terror began to slowly grow, as he threw me wise-guy glances …

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APOCALYPSE

Gather round ye far and near…..the words of Tovah you must now hear Words of terror, words of fright….they’ll burst into our lives…..like a thief in the night.     Thundering hoof beats fiercely gallop across the expanse of time.  The 4 horsemen come tearing out of the prophetic past into the now.  Famine, disease, war …

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Days of Youth and Glory (or when we were the shit and we knew it)

Originally posted on Tovahs Sojourn:
“I can’t wait, can’t wait, can’t wait” I said over and over in my mind as I bolted up the 17 steps of the apartment where I lived with my parents.  Happy to learn I was all alone, I dashed into my bedroom, closed the door and emptied the contents…

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