Healing

Freshly fallen Like a wound wide open Vibrant color As the blood runs When the wind stings Hymns of self-pity His voice whispers, Come, tarry Don't wait, make haste For the color in your face Has drained This pains your ABBA Father Time passes Prayers in masses Gashes scab over Fray at the edges Pain … Continue reading Healing

Autumn’s Song

An Autumnal hymn Suspends A morning chill Not frigid Invigorates At the earlier break Of dawn Mother deer Lead their fawn To the berries at forest's edge Squirrels stuff their cheeks As they reach for more Tentative Yet An ever slight increase Seasonal momentum Leaves fallen So brittle Disintegrate Beneath your feet The night today … Continue reading Autumn’s Song

Eyes Tell

The pain in my shoulder from being older Jags and nags The lack of sleep leaving bags of deep size Beneath my eyes They don't lie The great window to my soul In years past Anger flashed From my pupils Corneas glazed In an alcohol haze Then so many years I looked down Broken, forlorn … Continue reading Eyes Tell

Unfrozen

Crystals hardening A new day dawning His blue hues His misty morning Canada air Frozen here Covering the window Of my sleepy hollow Where fear and lies deeply burrow Frothing, freezing Heavy feeling What once was clear Now encrusted … is He still near? Why can’t I see The eyes who made me? When will … Continue reading Unfrozen

The Dimness in Depression

Depression is a cocoon immune to others needs Temporarily Taps become raps Snags morph into nags The list to do Ensues Battle Leaving you rattled Blasting fibs Lack of competence Zero confidence You see the shades half-south While the rest thank God cuz their sun never goes down Dim Is worse than dark You can … Continue reading The Dimness in Depression

He is Patient Hope

That hope in front of me Feels out of reach On days When ideas Swarm like bees Darting Buzzing Seeking sweet But the meat Is spoiled Foil wont trap the stench The mention Of eternity Is slippery Out of grip Listen! trips and falls Choices for all Do we crawl to stand Or band against? … Continue reading He is Patient Hope

The Depression Condition

The gray in the air Is the fray on my soul Plain truth Pain lives Dripping like a sieve Into the light Raindrops of dread Competing with His delight What if Love and gloom Partner in doom And glory? Who can be happy, Display continual joy? Yes, Jesus, Stronger than any thoughts drowning us Always … Continue reading The Depression Condition