Forward a year, into the dark Of the future and my journey I look around with sleepless eyes And constant sorrow on my soul The demons dark have shackled me To my Caucasus cliff they wing My being laid bare, they ribbon my soul In Promethean agony I writhe What must I do to save … Continue reading Easter of Eighteen
Behold the risen Savior comes In mercy, splendor and power. Was it for me His blood was shed A hopeless wretch beyond his light? Mankind to save, and captives free He came foretold with joy. But humanity forsaken and my sinful wiles Have forfeited my share of the Son. Angels' joyful voices praise The rising … Continue reading Easter of Seventeen
I saw the shadow upon the stair, The long and spidery Slender Man. In haste he flew to catch the door But flickering street light foiled his plan. It caught his shadow on the wall And fixed it just beyond my gaze. I nodded, caught, and dragged again, And slowly blinked back my daze. The stub … Continue reading Slender Man
Far across the listless valley I hear the ringing call Over the restless battlements The voice of the past summons all. Crumbling and greyed they grasp and clutch Upon my shoulder mild And swell within my soul a tide Power both ancient and wild. The ringing shouts and hoarsened cries Of past people in past … Continue reading Far Across the Listless Valley
The cold wind coarsely races across the stiff and frosted grass, it tugs and pries a million places, slicing through like shards of glass. Long and dark a shadow lies before my boots upon the ground. Blinded by sunlight in my eyes I jam my hands deeper and glance around. Such beauty and such bounty … Continue reading In the Shadow of My Barn
Saint Josemaria Escriva once said, "Either we learn to find our Lord in ordinary, everyday life, or else we shall never find him." This blog is my search of myself, for Him. With a great many side stops and trips down various rabbit holes along the way...