Poetry | Why

Why ©2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, vernonmileskerr.com   When first we even noticed Night’s sparkling, swirling, threatening indictment above us, Before we watched — beyond our mother’s dangling breasts — Her carefully animated lips, imparting speech, We had no word for wonder, Just hopeless dumbness: The cat’s curiosity with her self-same mute.   But after mother’s… Read More Poetry | Why

Poetry | Faith

Faith ©2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, vernonmileskerr.com There’s  difference between Belief & Faith, Faith is Gold. Belief is Smoke. The religious have their core beliefs. Whether strongly held or yet amorphous, Whether strictly or lazily followed, They are still… just beliefs. Beliefs are tenuous, and untested, Faith is forged in fire. Though many claim it, Faith cannot… Read More Poetry | Faith

Poetry | The Black Wall

The Black Wall © 2018 Vernon Miles Kerr   At the end of Life’s path There’s a black granite wall which is polished and smooth And cannot be seen through. Though it is opaque with tenacious opacity It gladly reflects back our opinions of Eternity.  

Poetry | What Purpose…Everything?

What Purpose…Everything? © 2018 Vernon Miles Kerr What purpose would everything serve An eternal, omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent Creator? What purpose, anything, temporary? But all is temporary: From the far-flung Galaxies To our grinding continental plates, To the squalling infant at birth. All, temporary; All, here-today; gone-tomorrow. When the sun has grown to scorch the Earth… Read More Poetry | What Purpose…Everything?