Hope is Everywhere

Fledgling buds More than half the tree though bare Like the living dead the branches Sway, wind swishes Against the pane squeals ... such squalor Brittleness taps, snaps Falling away Saplings stray Dawn's promise Breathes life Whispers hope Into the rubbish, the trampled, the dismantled Hope of whole For all ~~~ Hope deferred makes the … Continue reading Hope is Everywhere

Childhood Loss Turns to Gain

Sometimes as a kid I wanted to disappear Into the bushes, the clearing there Crawling in, dirtying my knees Imagine sailing the seas Or maybe decide I am an author Writing and illustrating books, always pushing myself further Bzzz Bzzz In this place the bees would be Loneliness stings It brings A hollow song An … Continue reading Childhood Loss Turns to Gain

Falling in Love with Jesus, A Poetic Journey

As I look into the blank white sky I feel nothing But I believe with every part of my being Every breath I am given Every skin cell Every thought slave be to Jesus He is King of us He is Lord And Savior Sent to be with us Immanuel lowed to earth Literally to … Continue reading Falling in Love with Jesus, A Poetic Journey

His Blessings

High above Our earthly buzz Sits a King on His throne Who died to make us His own His majesty overcame His blood covered every stain He gave grace its name In love His truth proclaims So worthy and so powerful His praise shall ever be a mouthful For He revealed His holiness In a … Continue reading His Blessings

There’s New Life for You

His half moon hung in the muted sky One chilly Spring morn You could breathe and be seen The atmosphere created for new Colorful buds emerging Bunny ears pointing A dew A drink from heaven For in His resurrection All are reborn ~~~ Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The … Continue reading There’s New Life for You

Almost Spring

Though her branch is bare She reaches and finds Him there Stretched far His light touches Twinkles as if a star She feels His warmth Sink to the end of every root His presence Internally blesses His angels of protection Serenade each morning Feast and new life coming His children who walk below Mostly pass … Continue reading Almost Spring

The Thin Blue Line

The thin blue line Amassed over time Those who get up every morning and dress in blue Those who walked the line for me and for you Gone, shot, killed, set on fire Or took their own death while trapped in mire The job is an uphill climb every day Standing firm in justice facing … Continue reading The Thin Blue Line