Tag: poem

windows

windows

Christianity, Poetry, Religion, Spirituality, Theology
as i look behind i see a path of aged stone worn away at the edges cementing to its neighbor existing since the apple flew from the tree as i look ahead i see tangles and brambles and flowers and warmth and my foot reaches out as the stone peeks through the grasses for a moment while i hesitantly test the ground of all being as i place my foot down on the rock the path is solid and the tangles and brambles dissolve into nothing as the daisies lean towards the sun gesturing for me to proceed as i look up i see a mansion welcoming me with the scent of lavender and love calling out like mama greeting me after a long summer away at camp as i reach the door i turn the handle shaking and trembling with fear and awe standing at the portal that leads to a new place of belonging as i step fo
Psalm

Psalm

Poetry, Psalm, Religion, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Eli Eli lama sabachthani? where were you when the embryo hatched and was formed by blood-spattered hyenas tearing hope from limb to limb and laughing gleefully at the mockery where were you when the embryo fell and love offered a hit of a crack pipe covered in symbols flashing through the ghetto offering escape from the desolate heat the hands that should be reaching out are cut off at the wrists bleeding sanctimonious tripe in defiance of the call to love the least , lost, and lonely while sentencing each embryo to death guilty rings through the room as we continue to bleed the embryo out with ignorance born of fear and shame and the lie of the only way being my way standing on the corner shouting belligerently to repent or die revelation rings through the cosmos as the embryo marches th...