John A. Mills

Doom Repealed

cold clouds
sodden autumn leaves
At zero stillness brought the storm
But now the sun overcomes: air washed and transparent.


John A. Mills is an ordained minister and endorsed chaplain in the United Church of Christ and an Associate Chaplain in the Association of Professional Chaplains. Rev. Mills is currently a hospice chaplain in New Jersey. In a prior life he was a software engineer and continues his interest in computing theory and mathematics. His poetry has been published in various anthologies, including Hidden Roots, In Just One Day, To Taste Life, Catch the Moment all published by Penhaligon Page Ltd., and America At The Millennium, published by the International Library of Poetry. He has also published two poetry books at Living Faerie: Looking for the Green Man, an anthology of poetry and original art exploring the realm of faerie, and Mammon: A Poem In Three Acts, a poem-play about the current economic crisis. He has also composed a variety of poetry available at

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