Category: Poetry

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MOTHER

This poem is about a woman trying to serve her family while the demons of the past haunt her. They spoke death and doubt to her. She mustered up the strength to raise a family in the midst of the mental onslaught with her Redeemer by her side. It may seem dark to some, but it’s a reminder that things are never what they … Read More MOTHER

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DEATH’S DEMISE

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WOMAN

I never learned to honor the woman that is me Rarely, if ever, did I see what it looked like

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THE ROAD HOME

The road home is like a long yesterday I can’t forget A distant memory that’s constant, present

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A PILGRIM’S LONGING

My heart longs for wide-open spaces My soul, for the Kingdom of God

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TRANSFORMATION

Through the valley of the shadow of death My footsteps you alight

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WRECKED

I met a lady quite lovely Yet outwardly some would say not

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HOPE

Wide open spaces beckon Come breath Come sing

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CASTAWAY

Behind the eyes of a castaway Lies the heart of a seafaring maid Born for the great wide open Shipwrecked in fear and shame Her heart dreams of sun dancing on water Like before, when she was sure and brave Now, buried in regret and sorrow That speaks down to her hope in this fray Tempted to give up the ‘morrow While she struggles … Read More CASTAWAY

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THE LONELY

Turbulent Ocean Tossed about sea The sound of the heart Inside of me Seething and sighing Through night and Through tears The sigh is deafening The lonely is a prison sentence And I hold the pardon This is the only home I know Alone Unknown Bowing to a whim That’s not my own I can see me On the other side of decision Me … Read More THE LONELY

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FOURTH WATCH

There’s an ache that keeps me up at night That wakes me In the deep of the fourth watch The silence is deafening Empty Quiet But I’m not alone I can feel Him Present Very near He’s there Keeping watch over my heart Keeping watch over the ache in my soul The loneliness that owns so much of me The unknown in my life … Read More FOURTH WATCH

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BEAUTIFUL MAN

He was a beautiful man

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