Consent to Concede

We are too much of this world, then and now,Trading birthrights for messes of pottage;Forsaking true intercourse for frottage,Dominion lost in domination’s dow!The sea of glass churned by earth-tiller’s plough,Crystal no more but occluded by flotage;Vision enclosed by walls of man’s plottage,We labor in vain and strain for the soughOf good news. – Rise up! …

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A Divine Image

A Divine Image by Gregg Hake (An adaptation of William Blake's poem of the same name) Charity has a Human Heart, And kindliness a Human Face. Beauty the Human Form Divine And radiance, the Human Dress. The Human Dress, is Glory beamed, The Human Form, Spirit's prism. The Human Face, Heaven's likeness, The Human Heart, …

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Minotaur of Conscience

Minotaur of Conscience by Gregg Hake Minotaur of conscience, Stampeding through the maze; Looking for the answer, He eats the young and prays. Troubled by the conflict Of knots he can't unwind; His coats of skin torment him And keep his soul confined. "Release me from this prison!" He cries out to his God; Not …

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