Rising

I stand in the valley With ashes at my feet My heart once broken now burned Holy flames Tamed My past Put it in its proper place at last Letting die All seen from the child's eye Hopeless, loveless Barren, soul-less For it is He Who placed me in the valley Lie down with Me … Continue reading Rising

A Poem for the Hurting in Pittsburgh

There she sits amidst the debris All around her Bodies injured and slain She seeks wisdom Staring as high as her angel eyes will carry What do you seek, o heavenly maid? "Lord, all, we all need the Way, the broken, the blue warriors gone, the families, those with different beliefs, Lord, we all need … Continue reading A Poem for the Hurting in Pittsburgh