Category Archives: Relationships and Self

Yearning

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea At dusk, I yearn for your kiss like a parched mouth yearns for water or the mystic’s cheek for one puff of breath from the Friend; to see what in you that receives how I … Continue reading

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Pulsing Moment

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea I saw you in her face, in the curtains, in the table, in everything, looking back at me like eyes; I wondered – who is this playing peek-a-boo, using these things as players to tell … Continue reading

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I’m Hanging Out with God Tonight!

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea I came home from a long, hard day of work desiring a simple, warm presence by my side a soft touch, a sweet voice; but the lady had other plans – and I was left … Continue reading

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It’s A Poem For Leaving

by Nicholas Andrea It’s a poem for leaving, O! it’s a poem for leaving, for everything has a time and a season and we don’t need a reason for grieving it’s a poem for leaving, O! it’s a poem for … Continue reading

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The Heartdrop

by Nicholas Andrea What changes me is that heart drop, that sinking feeling that leaves my chest vacuous with an emptiness so intense that it grips my very life, saying, “Wake up, man, you gotta change!” It is only when … Continue reading

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This Insane Brain

by Nicholas Andrea This brain has gone insane so, I must abandon it for a deeper plane where an unreasonable peace ensues and good, bad, right, and wrong collapse into the same; The relationship has gone bad with an abundance … Continue reading

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Unreasonable

by Nicholas Andrea Today, I will start out, darkening for I have seen the greatest of joys to suffering, portending; see, cause, to “know” is a sin for, then the cycle begins ’cause all things “known” have a beginning and … Continue reading

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Three Characteristics of an Ideal Spiritual Community

by Nick Andrea What are the characteristics of an ideal spiritual or religious community? I’ve been chewing on this question as the Unitarian Universalist congregation I serve visions for its next iteration in the world. I’ve identified three important characteristics. I’m sure there … Continue reading

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Five Simple Ways to Change the World

by Nick Andrea All these crazy things happening in the world stage have been getting me down, lately – wars, collateral damage, unnecessary killing, and the list goes on. It reached a peek this afternoon when I had a hard time even being in my … Continue reading

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In What Is My Security?

by Nick Andrea I want security in life. I want to know that, no matter what, I’ll be ok. However, through having the rug significantly pulled out from under me a number of times, I’ve concluded that I can’t find the security … Continue reading

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