Broken Sleep

Sleep In pieces Splayed Played out Tired but wired Eyes long since Open ... sting Air hurts Wondering How to capture Slumber The future won't do It's this night Holding the deficit This one and the last A cringing debt ~~~ Good morning and welcome to all! If you do not struggle with sleep, I … Continue reading Broken Sleep

Love Observed

Cars whizz by On the fly To where? Is their home here? What's the rush? Says the drying rose bush Squirrels, though, they understand The clawing of hands For acorns If their mouths are empty, it might as well be thorns Often I see An elderly lady Stepping intently Holding the leash gently If she … Continue reading Love Observed

Gifts at Twilight

Distant rhythms Drums and strums Music made Under the evening shade The bright half moon Lulled by the school band's swoon United, ignited Energy livening the arrival of night I count this brisk walk ... With no talk But melodies ... Oh the rhapsody ... Reverberating deep A gift I may keep His fullness of … Continue reading Gifts at Twilight

Just for Today

It's almost like Fall is breezing by The bluest sky still While the wind rushed in Leaving the dead to lie Bare bones Confused and alone Next to bountiful green Seeming Blessed with life In spite of the brewing freeze All things though are different When seen in His light Imagining His angels singing Holy … Continue reading Just for Today

Reasons

His sun's rays Glint atop the globe Hope's light stays He is the reason Job Suffered long Without casting his eyes Down Sure why crossed his mind Yet Job kept looking far Beyond what his eyes could find Proclaiming The Only God Who deserves praise from whispers lowed Surrender Job chose instead Seems when seasons … Continue reading Reasons

An Angel in Autumn

The warm breeze Weaved through the trees Lowering her head, she succumbed To the arrival of Autumn In all its celebration of harvest with feast She tried but cannot shake the relentless beast, The one who knows Her fears and woes And preys upon her being alone Coveting families in their joyful throes Tendrils reaching … Continue reading An Angel in Autumn

A Walk with Lonely

Cozy in my nook Reading a good book I hear Whispered in my Spirit Step outside, only He knows what you may find Could be thwarting, could be kind Snakey vines Climb inside Your heart Less pure, more tart The sky, light gray Tweeting birds fly away To higher ground Where they know to be … Continue reading A Walk with Lonely