The False Rapture

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War …

We’ve redefined God
Into someone
Who fits
His image
Our vision
His vision
Alongside things
That won’t let go
His message untimely
With bills to pay
And concrete goddesses
To which we pray
  “a tail never tried to wag
  a bigger dog”
As we chant inside the
False rapture
Of our own
Hiding from the very
That promises
 —to show us the way

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)