Ever to Live: Poem 5

Ever to Live: Poem 5

whispering stream: secret of mountains ever to wonder how long it may be? to sleep with the silence; to slip among seas. heavenly metal: keeper of decades, ever to ask when It might come? to bowl a slick strike; to skip stones on the sidewalk, crackling frail hands:...

Poem 4: Heart Off the Floor

Poem 4: Human Heart Off the Floor human heart, you are the scraps fallen from the Lord’s table. and yet, I endear you not to have fear- for His arm is now reaching down to pick  you up off the floor place you on His table, and take for Himself your former place...
Poem 3: Grasp This Love

Poem 3: Grasp This Love

Full Text of Poem, Open Here I cannot grasp this love- that swallows my soul, envelopes my heart in a single gulp- hungry still for giving.   I adore this love- that cups my hand, makes me tall with a single touch- reaching still for charity.   I am solen by this...

Poem 2: What Will I Sow

I sink, swimming in shallow waters afraid of the deep, too young to join the martyrs. Can I make the leap? Is there all that much for me to keep after all. I pray, knowing nowhere else to turn spilling out my life, hoping to keep it and maybe even learn that I can...

Poem 1

    hopes chained to the ground we silently seek your solace proud we have ourselves king crowned   doubts crowd my brain, fears resound forlorn lethargy cries none can save us hopes chained to the ground   in past, we heard your trumpet sound daybreak brought joy;...

YOLO is Scary! YOLT is better.

Modern pop culture is saturated with terms and phrases that symbolize how society sees life. What a group of people chooses to put on their shirts, hats, bumper stickers, and posters is a telling sign of their views. This is why the phrase “YOLO” scares me...