As the meadowlark
Singing after fresh spring rain
Poets need the same
© 2017 Jim Davis
Faith and peace,
Selflessness and purity,
Understanding and gentle.
Beautiful in soul non judgemental,
All wrapped up in love.
In a nutshell
He Looks like
the skies and still
Excerpt from Hillsong United's "Up in Arms".
with a thud and clink
of a locking door
my heart did sink
right down to the floor
like a half moon does
into the grey forest smoke
the lonely and lost
I am forgotten by you
the one I remember most
my house of heart
you once called home
now just a rented space
searching for a tenant
The unexpected end of love or the parting ways of friends is a difficult thing for me to cope with. When someone who promised to stay, walks out on you in the end. For me it is especially hard, because it is difficult for me to open up, and once I let you in, like a memory, I can't get you out.
a silver dagger
in the night sky
like a chandelier
out of the dark silence
of my mind
with every breath
To you, my one and only unknown love, I bestow unto you my heart and burning desires.
I've dreamed of our wedding day, and much more to come.
But still with a blank slate, for you, my one and only unknown love.
he replaced the washer,
the refrigerator too
he liked new appliances; they
reminded him of her
especially when he opened the freezer and found
not a pint of her Haagen-Dazs Vanilla
the new washer contained old ghosts as well
for he blasphemed her by washing on hot
a prohibition when she was still here, for fear
of shirts shrinking, she always claimed
he wondered what words of hers would haunt him
when he gutted the wall for a new oven
maybe it would just be the longing for the smell
of cookies baking (chocolate chip)
the ones she prepared for the grandsons, the day
she took a "quick nap" and never woke up