THE BURDEN BEARER

Drawn into the battle by passion Like Moses, he steps in to bring peace Yet he reaps misunderstanding. Stirred up by altruism He bears a generational curse Instead of accolade, his reward is accusations. Motivated by sacrifice and self-denial He endangered his destiny to save others Yet, his folks denigrate him. Hear the travail of… Continue reading THE BURDEN BEARER

WE NEED ANOTHER MOSES

In the belly of roses Passing through tree trunks Unfolding mysteries of myths And mountains of melting heights On my doorpost with mezuzah slates Sniffing through the tree noses Stinging the snoring sky Like nettles of barren states Phylactery held parched pages of plagued penance Bound with burning censers Flagon filled with masses’ tears Famine,… Continue reading WE NEED ANOTHER MOSES

TRUST IN THE LORD

Shall creation query the deeds of God Shall man doubt the truth of His word? Did He not place his word above His name? Does His word not remain ever the same? Shall the sons and daughters of men Have reason to say then: O Lord! You are not faithful or just; You are not… Continue reading TRUST IN THE LORD