on scripture: | A Poem by Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

on scripture:
i once struggled in limpid river

but found a symbol for love
in a simple lovely theorem
as pure as mountain-moon

and so i sleep deeply
with delicate evening-birds

and awake with peach and plum

and dance
with morning jade




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.