The Last Post

Clouds drift; distant, the birds sing. The courtyard sunk in silence sits. Somewhere cars continue the day, and floating in the distance thoughts of mateship dearly bought, and peace woven where no need for war had driven us to foreign shores, repeat: We shall remember them. This has no glory, only silence. And in theContinue reading “The Last Post”

Assurance (Cornucopia of Heaven)

Assurance After Giovanni Gabrieli, “Exultavit Cor Meum”   From depths,             from brokenness, the trumpet sounds, the trumpet                         sounds the new,             it sounds the dawn                         of low made high.                                     Exalt, my heart!             My heart exalts.                         My eyes will see,                                     my ears will hearContinue reading “Assurance (Cornucopia of Heaven)”