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Poems by L. J. Carber

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
08/23/2020 The Leap 98 Free verse
08/07/2020 God's Name 56 Free verse
07/26/2020 The Victorious Old 41 Free verse
07/19/2020 Which Would You Choose, Brave Soupers 73 Prose
07/10/2020 Measuring God 142 Free verse
07/09/2020 The Wise Child 66 Free verse
07/05/2020 Impulse 94 Free verse
07/04/2020 A Passing Glance 95 Free verse
06/30/2020 O, To Be A Cloud 62 Free verse
06/06/2020 Intimations 90 Blank verse
05/03/2020 On Finding A Dead Deer In My Backyard 107 Free verse
04/02/2020 O Spring, O Life, 145 Free verse
03/15/2020 The End of the World 173 Prose
03/13/2020 I too wanna live 210 Rhyme
02/11/2020 The Plaintive Song Of A Stone 114 Free verse
02/11/2020 The Caress Of Words 245 Free verse
12/23/2019 Echoes Of God 181 Free verse
12/22/2019 ONE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS 107 Prose
12/15/2019 a cold haiku 148 Haiku
12/15/2019 A Cold Haiku, number 3 104 Haiku
10/06/2019 Missing Nana 166 Free verse
09/21/2019 The Unbound Soul 112 Free verse
06/26/2019 A Note Of Appreciation For Poetrysoup And All Soupers 198 Prose
05/19/2019 The Skeptic Asks For Proof 122 Free verse
05/19/2019 I Pray 122 Free verse
05/18/2019 A Paean To God 110 Free verse
04/30/2019 On Dreams and Imagination 235 Prose
04/21/2019 Is Death The Meaning Of Life 228 Prose
04/07/2019 TRICKY, TRICKY, TRICKY TIME 226 Free verse
03/12/2019 I Die In The Words: The Many Ways a Poet Can Die 208 Free verse
02/10/2019 Humility In America 519 Prose
01/27/2019 Snippets Of The Mind 251 Prose Poetry
01/20/2019 A Sense Of God 206 Free verse
12/15/2018 When A Wife Flies Half-way Round the World 303 Prose Poetry
12/11/2018 PRAYER: power or placebo-- part III 265 Prose
12/10/2018 PRAYER: power or placebo-- part II 379 Prose
12/07/2018 PRAYER: power or placebo-- part I 234 Prose
12/01/2018 Flickering Through The Mind 205 Free verse
11/10/2018 Once I Sailed The Oceans 260 Free verse
11/04/2018 On God, Faith, Evolution and the Evil in this World 429 Prose
11/03/2018 WHAT WE HAVE LOST 185 Free verse
10/27/2018 On Chance, Fate, Probability, and the Fear of Death 436 Prose
10/25/2018 On the Love For God 579 Prose
10/24/2018 Dogma or Mystery, part two 493 Prose
10/22/2018 Dogma or Mystery, part one 235 Prose
10/20/2018 Sometime Before I Die 231 Rhyme
10/20/2018 IMAGINE 192 Free verse
10/16/2018 When The Heart Breaks 343 Free verse
10/11/2018 The Poet And The Doctor 234 Free verse
10/07/2018 Poem For A Lost Soul 253 Free verse
09/27/2018 When Reason Goes Out The Window 434 Prose
09/26/2018 When Truth Hurts 147 Free verse
09/15/2018 Dreams and Eternity 266 Free verse
09/11/2018 We Forget Eternity 158 Free verse
09/10/2018 Why I Love Poems: the Satori Effect 291 Prose
09/03/2018 Some Thoughts on Human Nature 287 Prose
09/01/2018 Existing Without Time 240 Free verse
08/30/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part IV 326 Free verse
08/30/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part III 217 Free verse
08/29/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part II 297 Free verse
08/29/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part I 228 Free verse
08/24/2018 Ego or Soul 446 Prose
08/24/2018 From Whence Do Poems Come 296 Free verse
08/17/2018 3 Haiku 160 Haiku
08/11/2018 Wrestling With God 312 Free verse
08/07/2018 Love Is-- 226 Blank verse
07/29/2018 Ineffable 282 Free verse
07/28/2018 Silly Word Songs 223 Free verse
07/22/2018 The Book Lady 179 Free verse
07/01/2018 ON VIEWING THE CORPSE OF MY MOTHER-IN-LAW 674 Free verse
06/15/2018 On Dreams, Past Lives, and the Soul 407 Prose
06/12/2018 Miasma 274 Free verse
06/01/2018 The Meaning of Life: Extinction or Transcendence 760 Prose
05/28/2018 When Evil Dances 346 Free verse
05/15/2018 THE HEAT OF LIFE 362 Prose
05/12/2018 WONDER, PART II 302 Free verse
05/05/2018 ON BEING HUMAN 276 Free verse
04/30/2018 WONDER 287 Free verse
04/22/2018 The World Belongs To The Young 246 Free verse
03/30/2018 The Psalm of Eternity 463 Free verse
03/18/2018 When The World Was Quiet 374 Free verse
03/13/2018 FAITH 324 Free verse
03/13/2018 Seeing With God's Eyes 178 Free verse
03/04/2018 Where Did He Go 291 Free verse
02/24/2018 MEANING 208 Free verse
02/22/2018 Now That I Am Old 317 Free verse
02/07/2018 Naked Before God I Stand 319 Free verse
02/04/2018 The Delusionists 199 Free verse
02/03/2018 SATORI 266 Free verse
01/28/2018 When The Soul Forgets 223 Free verse
01/21/2018 Diamonds Deep In The Dust 318 Free verse
12/31/2017 Psalm for a Material Age 456 Free verse
12/31/2017 Into The Cloud of Unknowing 308 Free verse
12/18/2017 As Sacred Becomes The Past 237 Free verse
12/03/2017 On The Way To The Ballet 520 Free verse
11/29/2017 When God Is Too Big 214 Free verse
10/14/2017 The Lonely Book 489 Free verse
09/21/2017 The Old Man In The Mirror 399 Free verse
09/10/2017 In The Belly Of The Beast 382 Free verse
09/02/2017 The Eternal Moment 170 Free verse
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Quotes

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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