A Visit from Joy

There are days When joy skims the surface Like a thin rock skipping across the lake's stillness Almost a disturbance To the serene achieved A balance Though steeped in greed A love offering A gentle stirring Full of respect For the mind's introspect Focus ajar Soul stretches Beyond The corners Boxing Protecting Oh, but this … Continue reading A Visit from Joy

His Expanse

expanse his sky's winter dance a canvas of white purity in flight a call to surrender all He paints hope for those on a precipice, those feet sliding down an icy slope His powerful light speaks life to every soul in fright, in strife, in pain cut with satan's knife just a glimmer extinguishes death's … Continue reading His Expanse

When God is Distant, You Call

The wind bit my nose I tightened my scarf, you know how this goes False protection against winter's abode A truck parked smack in the middle of the road Leaving us with no where to go Whirred, spurred, droned on A noise not a sound Repelling not drawing round Dissonance Reminiscent of sin Where faith … Continue reading When God is Distant, You Call

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