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Is faith blind?

What is faith? Is it blind, as some critics in popular culture claim, or does it involve our intellect and rationality? Should we switch off our brains at the door when we go to church? 4 231 mots de plus

Christian

REQUIEM: ARMISTICE DAY

This year
the dead are blind
and do not seem to hear
our prayers.
Nor do they seem to mind
that we now own
what they once thought was theirs. 51 mots de plus

Blondin

11th HOUR, 11th DAY, 11th MONTH

November Rose.
Pink and white and mauve.
Solitary, still,
among the rosemary and late autumnal gorse.

Sea winds have blown.
The first frosts have frozen the short grass. 36 mots de plus

Blondin

MID-SEPTEMBER SUN

Dry and ripening:
sea flat and shining
like burning glass.

Gulls floating
like ducks on a giant’s pond.

Small Coppers, Blues and Hairstreaks
playing
like blown leaves… 55 mots de plus

Blondin

HEDGEROW FLOWERS

The more I label
the less I am able
to see.
The more I see
the less I am able
to label.

(Poem from GNOMONIC VERSES)

Gnomonic Verses

TRENINOW LANE

Treninnow Lane is tangled
dark and overgrown
with angled
beech and arching sycamore.
No cars drive down
and fern and nettle,
dandelion and dock slumber… 113 mots de plus

Blondin

TRAVEL LIGHT

The Mouse
that scuttles down the bank
across the bricks
and back again,
carries no wallet
and all its baggage
is in the simplicity
of its brain. 66 mots de plus

Blondin