drink, drink, drink deeply, and drown, till blood and water mix, a holy retribution to this unfortunate carnality bestowed upon my undefiled spirit. river of God, you are not like other rivers. you do not follow the course of the ruts and ridges of the land, jumping over rocks and earth before you spill into … Continue reading river of God
do i hide in myself, behind games, jokes, and good books to read? but i have not found him who you seek, he is not here. he is with you, high in the heavens, seated in sweet light, with power and perfect love in abundance. but these eyes on earth grow weak, this mind dims, … Continue reading love/lucid
life runs in cycles, like favorite words that always seem to come back to you. my mind runs in circles, like a dog whose tail always seems to escape him. but my heart, lies still, stuck, always with you. i gave it to you when i was five, and even when i have asked politely, … Continue reading heart/stuck
when i was a boy i thought that the greatest adventure was in my backyard, the woods behind my house, and the creek down the road. now i know that there are far greater adventures one takes in the heart, mind, and soul. when i was a boy i thought that breaking a leg might … Continue reading trees/trauma
i have always found you in the hidden things, like light in the morning, always expected, never appreciated. even in the dirty, your beauty emanates. even in the deafening, your voice stands out. beautiful Christ, how you haunt me; even in the night your Spirit wrestles with my mind.
children aren't afraid of color, but adults chose greys and whites and blacks. "they work well with anything," they say. it's another way of saying they're afraid of color. colors dont't always mix well, and they don't always create something beautiful. sometimes colors don't work together. and that's ok, i've learned. you chose your favorite … Continue reading children/color
why didn't anyone tell me i was blind? funny how when you're blind, you are also deaf. these eyelids refuse to stay open, so if i cannot stay awake, i will find you in my dreams. salvation is not given by mind, strength, or even love. salvation is given only through blood. patience is a … Continue reading blind/deaf