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

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

Where Did You Come From?

Colored pencil Snoopy's Illustrations for the imaginative stories Compiled over and over again Told someone I wanted to be an author at no more than ten Not sure what happened Hope deadened My identity Lacked dignity Educated and married A mother and worried About all things Until one day His angels sang A trumpet sound … Continue reading Where Did You Come From?

When You Can’t See Clearly

When what you see Is speckled over Dotted with Interruption Irritation Litigation Glossed with Shame Guilt A lack of motivation Close your eyes Sense His light Growing Ever brighter in the dark Where the bark bites And fear fights His light Warms from the inside Heals the wounded What-about-me pride Shines for all Each one … Continue reading When You Can’t See Clearly

The Hope of His She-tree

His tree in this season She becomes bare Against His baby blue sky "Like a child," He says. His truth whispers As her leaves crumble and fall As He nudges her to tell all "Your story is mine," He says She believes Even though other trees Do not She weeps When she can't sleep Of … Continue reading The Hope of His She-tree

A Sleepless Spirit

It's those sleep less nights The hours shared with the owls in twilight Where day is a distant memory And night is fading into gray A haze Blurring what's real Oh, the true meal You can sink your teeth into Words rising to the top Of your conscious Parading Arranging Poetry is A world through … Continue reading A Sleepless Spirit