Posts made in September, 2016

We Wear the Mask

We wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,- This debt we pay to human guile; With torn and bleeding hearts we smile, And mouth with myriad subtleties. Why should the world be overwise, In counting all our tears and sighs? Nay, let them only see us, while We wear the mask. We smile, but O great Christ, our cries To thee from tortured souls arise. We sign, but oh the clay is vile Beneath our feet, and long the...

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America

If an eagle be imprisoned On the back of a coin And the coin is tossed into the sky, That coin will spin, That coin will flutter, But the eagle will never fly. -Henry Dumas

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