5/29 Poem: Lamp (Under) Stand


“No one lights a lamp and then covers it with a bowl or hides it under a bed.
A lamp is placed on a stand, where its light can be seen by all who enter the house.
For all that is secret will eventually be brought into the open, and everything that is concealed will be brought to light and made known to all.
So pay attention to how you hear.
To those who listen to my teaching, more understanding will be given.
But for those who are not listening, even what they think they understand will be taken away from them.
Luke‬ ‭8‬:‭16‬-‭18‬ ‬‬

There’s something we must understand
If we want a life that is grand
And that is we must face the fright
Of seeing our darkness in light

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4/4 ChatGPT Poem: See It All


Not very emotionally satisfying — and not really in my style, perhaps because I didn’t do much poetry before 2021— but I had to try it at least once!

I do like the second stanza. What do you think?

ChatGPT Prompt

  • Write a poem in the style of Ernest Prabhakar with the title “see it all”
  • Make it about how God sees all of us.


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3/15 Limerick: Unfolding Mystery


The story which our lives make told
Is one which must slowly unfold
The mystery seems dark
But grace is the spark
That unveils the path we enrolled

He replied, “The mystery of the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to those on the outside everything is expressed in parables
Mark 4:11