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Lesley-Anne Evans

Lament of Water

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Snow again this morning after several days of deep freeze. Slow flakes freed from heaven lay down at earth’s feet. So much emptying.     I would love to live…

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Come, come again

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When the sun is book-ended by cloud and the kitchen lights are lit by 3, when long-term plans are no longer relevant after darkness falls, when the evening hours outlast…

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Sub Zero

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The fridge trickles and pops, the ice maker oblivious to the deep freeze outside, and our growing thirst  for wine, and flames. The lake is thick skinned with ice. Like…

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A Slight Shift

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I am grateful for the way God allows me time and space to come to my own inconclusive conclusions, mess through my own muck (self created and a product of…

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Enough 150 150 Lesley-Anne Evans

You carry conclusive statements like you know the end from the beginning, have the verdict from the judge, the presiding member of an end-times jury. You call it child abuse,…

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Heraldry 150 150 Lesley-Anne Evans

Unfurl for the freaks and fresh-from-the-ward whack jobs, for processions of prostitutes, parades of the screwed up. Raise high for unrighteous addicts, and pregnant unwed, for the last that are…

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Blessed be

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Blessed be the unwashed bag lady, shopping cart stacked with tainted treasure, for she will have her basic needs met. Blessed be the man standing outside Great Canadian Superstore, hands…

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Wild God

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Crack me through, wild God, break preconceptions, reset bent bones to walk straight. Take ugliness, shimmer it metallic, sculpt broken bits, tattoo indelible this body temple of great price. Press…

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Edge 150 150 Lesley-Anne Evans

Take the path up through the stinking mud and tufted grass barely rooted in barren. Keep on up to the cliff top, lean into the wind, tears pulled from your…

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