Contents
I Saw God Dancing


Someone Like You

Before the Service 13
Grace 14
Mennonite Poet 15
Quilt Makers 18
Communion 19
Kissing Tag 20
These Visions 22
While Sitting On My Porch Steps 23
Missing Someone Like You 25
My People 27
Motherhood 30
Sister 33
My Name is Ruth 35
Eddie’s Laundromat 38
God and Farmers 40
Our Jacob Sheep 42
Legs 44
White Oak Park 46
I would let you in 48
Baby Sister 49
Waiting 51

Sleeping Alone

Mother God 55
Gifts 56
Heaven and Things 58
They’ll 61
Sleeping Alone 63
Martha’s Story 65
Driving Home Alone 67
Baking Bread 68
God 69
Bathsheba 71
Jagged Dreams 73
Men 75
Mumblings 76
At Church 77
God (according to Pastor Smucker) 80
The Manuscript 82
The Ladies at the Reading 84
Close to the door 86

Acknowledgments 88
The Author 90

 

 
 

 

             
             
             
           

Copyright 2007 by Cascadia Publishing House
11/19/07