Locust

August was an east wind A swarm of locust Devouring everything Consuming my spirit, my hope, my focus I shed tears on your unfulfilled promises I hid fears out of fear that they would conquer us I gripped my knees and bit my lip through every sleepless night I spent mornings on those same knees … More Locust

My Love For You

Korri and I are going to the wedding of a friend in a few weeks and she kindly asked if we would like to do a reading together. She said that she really didn’t have a preference what we read and left it up to us. We looked around and took a few suggestions and … More My Love For You

Prayer

Make me tall Make me pretty Give me muscles Fix my teeth Change the makeup of my DNA Make me someone better than me I don’t mind if my hair goes gray But let me keep the hair I have I don’t mind if I have to plan and save But being independently wealthy wouldn’t … More Prayer

Sinking Ship

Everyday they say “You run out of here, like rats on a ship” Well if the vessel is doomed What do you expect? I’ve never been on a sinking ship But I assume this is what it’s like People shouting down the halls People leaving without a real plan People waiting it out and eyeing … More Sinking Ship

For Us and With Us

You don’t make sense to me I can’t imagine what it felt like To be bruised and beaten Betrayed and belittled Bleeding, broken, berated, and brittle To be God in the flesh The wine and the bread To bring life to your children And be murdered instead I can’t imagine what it felt like Adding … More For Us and With Us