The City Part 3: Modern Thinker

Modern Thinker on the late bus southbound Considers columns and pillars, Ripped jeans and skaters. Nonsense and cogency–life in a mixture. Suits in alleys, Kill-count tallies, And flowers in cracked concrete Where poverty greets . Death. And breath . That fills also folds with smoke. The broke and the homeless, Facing the coldness In heartsContinue reading “The City Part 3: Modern Thinker”

The City Part 2: The Sidewalk

Last night, The sidewalk was Your House. Your people laughed and praised— In all colors— Under the streetlight of Your Truth. –N.R. 8/3/19 Psalm 26:8 says, “I love the house where you live, O Lord, the place where your glory dwells.” Being in the Old Testament, this psalm is talking about the Israelite temple inContinue reading “The City Part 2: The Sidewalk”

The City Part 1: When In the Streets (How Great Thou Art)

When in the streets and city light I wander, And see the throngs of people rushing by, I then survey their desperate hearts asunder, And trust my God to know He hears their cry, Then sings my soul, my Savior God to thee How great thou art, How great thou art! Then sings my soul,Continue reading “The City Part 1: When In the Streets (How Great Thou Art)”