This Memorial Day

Memorial days of the past Meant getting beer and getting it fast Sun shining The one made by the Big bang Skimpy clothes Making sure I would go Where sex and sin Disguised as the win Now in Christ I pray for the families who lost a loved one in the fight A foreign place … Continue reading This Memorial Day

Rising

I stand in the valley With ashes at my feet My heart once broken now burned Holy flames Tamed My past Put it in its proper place at last Letting die All seen from the child's eye Hopeless, loveless Barren, soul-less For it is He Who placed me in the valley Lie down with Me … Continue reading Rising

A Daughter Alone

A humbling Grumbling inside of me A daughter alone Heart of flesh, no longer stone Husband workin' The heart of a servant Mother's day Number 12 in May To honor and oh yes obey But mom is gone far, far away Into the depths of night Ashes buried out of sight I am a daughter … Continue reading A Daughter Alone

We are Woven

A warm breeze Fragrant air Gently moving my hair Tall tulips speak in bold pink An old tree looms over head Cracks in his bark Legacy unsaid A bunny nose twitches to and fro Spying movement from the side They don't see well what's right in front. They learn because they tried. God prepares the … Continue reading We are Woven

A Vision of Heaven

And the rain, she comes Pounding Sounding strong Do I belong? Here in the atmosphere Humid Dripping with hatred Threats treading On holy ground Prisoners bound Some taken, some turned Where are those not shaken? Where are my brothers and sisters Who walked, never balking in faith Am I alone here? Bending never Proclaiming my … Continue reading A Vision of Heaven

When We Get Impatient

The drone of the lawnmower Low Like a drill in my ear I can't even hear My thoughts Nagging, bragging Machine Seems Unholy To be impatient Brings pain Transcendent Is heaven shaking its head To the things I have said? In a moment I could scream Release every drop of hot steam Instead I turn … Continue reading When We Get Impatient