morning: by Rick Davis | Poetry | PAROUSIA Magazine

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half-awake life.
singing with destination.
easing through sunlight.

in rushing air.

floating in
the welcoming

i listen,

my higher-self –

a song bird

resting on God.

Rick Davis

Rick Davis lives in the Chicago area, USA.  He is married to Marianne. Marianne has five children, and twenty-four grand & great-grandchildren.  They have a loved cat & dog.  Rick graduated from Northeastern Illinois University, and several graduate schools.  He’s has worked in market research and other positions.  He has worked as a volunteer pastoral counselor at Blind Service Association in Chicago, and at the University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago.  He is an ordained minister and interfaith Rabbi.