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

Jesus, Pull Me from My Past

Happened again She fell asleep on the couch by 10 Awake to return To her bed Only to burn The early morning oil The kind that draws the bats Happily flapping Their way In the night bay The place they call home Where little distractions roam The moon shares its glow Whispering dream-dripped secrets to … Continue reading Jesus, Pull Me from My Past