poetry

Begin-Again

Begin-Again 1920 1280 Chris Wheeler

Life is in the Begin-Again (dust and blood and birth); in You Who Are, the Beginning that begets all beginnings. Each morning I am again, blinking through the after-death and…

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A Solitary Figure

A Solitary Figure 1920 1280 Gayl Wright

With nightfall swiftly approaching, the air felt crisp and cold. A solitary figure was wandering, so frail, so tired, so old. It fluttered in the blowing wind her threadbare cloak…

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Grace Enough for All

Grace Enough for All 1920 1281 Gayl Wright

My fists are tightly closed facing downwards I open my hands a symbol of letting go saying goodbye to things that cause me stress that want me to despair that…

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God’s Light Breaks Through

God’s Light Breaks Through 1920 1439 Gayl Wright

My heart is stubborn, weak and selfish, in need of healing I hold on to past hurts looking for someone or something to blame Discontentment reigns as I focus on…

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Turn, Turn, Turn

Turn, Turn, Turn 1920 1279 Patrick Connors

Give up your crooked ways and your evil thoughts. Return to the Lord our God. He will be merciful and forgive your sins. (Isaiah 55:7, CEV) The Earth will turn on its…

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Credence

Credence 1920 1280 Patrick Connors

I believe in God, whom we may worship in any way fitting, as long as it is a dogma based on reverence; tolerance and respect for all; a spirit which…

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Centre

Centre 1920 1281 Patrick Connors

I centre myself To get closer to the Divine Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit Who live inside of me I must practice this every day In every moment, every…

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Striped

Striped 1280 853 Prasanta Verma

I choke on dust, wreckage of world, and my crushed bones of existence. Painful agonies—     what breathing soul     is exempt from knowing? While the world continues doubling and…

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Revival Widow

Revival Widow 1920 1280 Renee Emerson

“After the joy and satisfaction of knowing that I am his by rights—and his forever—I will slip into the background. In short be a lost life. Lost in Bill’s. “ Ruth Bell Graham …

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Resurrection

Resurrection 3800 1517 Mary Sayler

It was finished. There was nothing left to do but take down Jesus’ body and hide it quickly from mind, from view. The terror of the tomb closed the matter,…

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Scar on the Cheek: Judas’ Betrayal

Scar on the Cheek: Judas’ Betrayal 1920 1449 Prasanta Verma

The kiss on the cheek planted swift, turns to thorny scratch, burns long and thin, drips red on black dirt. Fragile petals live a breath away, a thin vein from…

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Look now, the hidden road

Look now, the hidden road 1920 1271 Robert Alan Rife

Look now, the hidden road denies these footsteps their certainty, unsure though they wend, through what little solid soil succumbs to plodding, silent shoe-footfall. Forward slowly, halting back apace, how…

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