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Poems by L. J. Carber

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10/06/2019 Missing Nana 48 Free verse
09/21/2019 The Unbound Soul 48 Free verse
06/26/2019 A Note Of Appreciation For Poetrysoup And All Soupers 121 Prose
05/19/2019 The Skeptic Asks For Proof 85 Free verse
05/19/2019 I Pray 76 Free verse
05/18/2019 A Paean To God 58 Free verse
04/30/2019 On Dreams and Imagination 159 Prose
04/21/2019 Is Death The Meaning Of Life 155 Prose
04/07/2019 TRICKY, TRICKY, TRICKY TIME 145 Free verse
03/12/2019 I Die In The Words: The Many Ways a Poet Can Die 139 Free verse
02/10/2019 Humility In America 336 Prose
01/27/2019 Snippets Of The Mind 143 Prose Poetry
01/20/2019 A Sense Of God 148 Free verse
12/15/2018 When A Wife Flies Half-way Round the World 217 Prose Poetry
12/11/2018 PRAYER: power or placebo-- part III 170 Free verse
12/10/2018 PRAYER: power or placebo-- part II 279 Free verse
12/07/2018 PRAYER: power or placebo-- part I 172 Prose
12/01/2018 Flickering Through The Mind 132 Free verse
11/10/2018 Once I Sailed The Oceans 194 Free verse
11/04/2018 On God, Faith, Evolution and the Evil in this World 328 Prose
11/03/2018 WHAT WE HAVE LOST 141 Free verse
10/27/2018 On Chance, Fate, Probability, and the Fear of Death 370 Prose
10/25/2018 On the Love For God 438 Prose
10/24/2018 Dogma or Mystery, part two 384 Prose
10/22/2018 Dogma or Mystery, part one 171 Prose
10/20/2018 Sometime Before I Die 186 Rhyme
10/20/2018 IMAGINE 141 Free verse
10/16/2018 When The Heart Breaks 253 Free verse
10/11/2018 The Poet And The Doctor 177 Free verse
10/07/2018 Poem For A Lost Soul 197 Free verse
09/27/2018 When Reason Goes Out The Window 317 Prose
09/26/2018 When Truth Hurts 97 Free verse
09/15/2018 Dreams and Eternity 188 Free verse
09/11/2018 We Forget Eternity 106 Free verse
09/10/2018 Why I Love Poems: the Satori Effect 214 Prose
09/03/2018 Some Thoughts on Human Nature 223 Prose
09/01/2018 Existing Without Time 183 Free verse
08/30/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part IV 238 Free verse
08/30/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part III 150 Free verse
08/29/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part II 210 Free verse
08/29/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part I 142 Free verse
08/24/2018 Ego or Soul 358 Prose
08/24/2018 From Whence Do Poems Come 196 Free verse
08/17/2018 3 Haiku 89 Haiku
08/11/2018 Wrestling With God 220 Free verse
08/07/2018 Love Is-- 181 Blank verse
07/29/2018 Ineffable 181 Free verse
07/28/2018 Silly Word Songs 149 Free verse
07/22/2018 The Book Lady 141 Free verse
06/15/2018 On Dreams, Past Lives, and the Soul 308 Prose
06/12/2018 Miasma 181 Free verse
06/01/2018 The Meaning of Life: Extinction or Transcendence 511 Prose
05/28/2018 When Evil Dances 253 Free verse
05/15/2018 THE HEAT OF LIFE 301 Prose
05/12/2018 WONDER, PART II 224 Free verse
05/05/2018 ON BEING HUMAN 218 Free verse
04/30/2018 WONDER 240 Free verse
04/22/2018 The World Belongs To The Young 188 Free verse
03/30/2018 The Psalm of Eternity 386 Free verse
03/18/2018 When The World Was Quiet 289 Free verse
03/13/2018 FAITH 231 Free verse
03/13/2018 Seeing With God's Eyes 141 Free verse
03/04/2018 Where Did He Go 240 Free verse
02/24/2018 MEANING 165 Free verse
02/22/2018 Now That I Am Old 246 Free verse
02/07/2018 Naked Before God I Stand 224 Free verse
02/04/2018 The Delusionists 159 Free verse
02/03/2018 SATORI 214 Free verse
01/28/2018 When The Soul Forgets 167 Free verse
01/21/2018 Diamonds Deep In The Dust 250 Free verse
12/31/2017 Psalm for a Material Age 384 Free verse
12/31/2017 Into The Cloud of Unknowing 249 Free verse
12/18/2017 As Sacred Becomes The Past 177 Free verse
12/03/2017 On The Way To The Ballet 349 Free verse
11/29/2017 When God Is Too Big 175 Free verse
10/14/2017 The Lonely Book 389 Free verse
09/21/2017 The Old Man In The Mirror 298 Free verse
09/10/2017 In The Belly Of The Beast 314 Free verse
09/02/2017 The Eternal Moment 134 Free verse
08/20/2017 Memories Travel Without The Weight Of Time 274 Free verse
06/24/2017 When I Leave This Life 246 Free verse
06/05/2017 Some Are Not Meant For This World 218 Free verse
04/04/2017 Contemplating time, God and my soul on my 70th birthday 384 Free verse
02/05/2017 I HAVE BEEN TO PLACES OF GREAT DEATH 796 Free verse
12/28/2016 For I Can Hear Life 309 Free verse
12/18/2016 THE OLD TRACKS 523 Free verse
12/16/2016 Musings 208 Free verse
11/10/2016 Vanity and Dust 224 Free verse
10/16/2016 When Death Was Free To Roam The World 321 Free verse
09/16/2016 I SING TO ETERNITY 608 Free verse
09/03/2016 A Second Letter From God 422 Free verse
08/29/2016 Ode To Mrs Miller 313 Free verse
08/06/2016 CHILDHOOD 635 Free verse
08/03/2016 Sheathe the Unkind Heart 259 Free verse
07/25/2016 Flying Over Vietnam, 1974 1900 Rhyme
07/23/2016 Breathe Close To Me 531 Free verse
07/08/2016 LIFE'S LITTLE JOKE 248 Free verse
06/10/2016 When Time Runs Out 443 Free verse


Quote Left I read this in C.S. Lewis's autobio titled 'Surprised By Joy'. It is one of the most profound sentences I've ever come across: 'The hardness of GOD is kinder than the softness of men, and His compassion is our liberation.' Quote Right
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Quote Left It is curious how the truly good never believe they are good, while the truly evil never know they are evil. Quote Right
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Quote Left In the land of the mad, the sane are desolate Quote Right
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Quote Left The longer I live, the more I think this world is very important-- not because it is the only world, but because it is NOT the only world we will exist in. As I know the human soul is real, so I know there must be other worlds it might 'inhabit'. Therefore I suspect this life of flesh and blood is a proving ground, a learning place, and all the good or bad we do, who and what we love or hate, and the myriad things we learn or fail to learn point us towards which 'new world' our souls will enter. Quote Right
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Quote Left To know the one, you must first know the many. Quote Right
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Quote Left When I hear Bach, I see God the Great Mathematician. When I listen to Mozart, I can feel the loving God, the God of joy. And when I play Beethoven, I sense the presence of God the Almighty, the Ruler of all His vast creation. Quote Right
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Quote Left When I was young, I thought I knew a lot. Now I am old, I know much, much less-- very little really, but what I know, I DO KNOW. Quote Right
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Quote Left To predict the future, one may only need to know history and understand human nature. Quote Right
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