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Shawn Feb 15
In the stillness of a winter day
Noiseless teardrops make their way
Down the landscape of my face
Like frozen and irregular icicles
They create rivers and lakes
Along my cheeks and around my chin
Where, once separated
Tributaries meet and start their descent
Falling as gently as the miracle of snow surrounding me
They are soundless thunder
As they splash upon the cold ground
Spilling all the secrets of my broken heart…
A silent storm

Lightning images of my past
Illuminate the skyline of my mind
Holding my icy heart prisoner
Gated by hurt, padlocked with pride
The warden of fear controls my every move
My immature self remains hidden away,
Peering through the bars of my jail window
As the rest of the world passes me by
Barely taking notice of my condition
And those who do, avert my eyes
Shake their heads and hurriedly pass
Barely acknowledging
The wasteland of my silent struggle

In this same barren stillness
A voice speaks to me
Behind the darkness of my pain
Touching me…warming me
It illuminates my soul
Thawing a core
That for years now has been cold
And inexplicably, in this vast and lonely place
I reach beyond my fears
To grab hold of its soul-rendering strength--
The blessed peace of but a few words
He speaks to me…

Be still & know.
ConnectHook Apr 2016
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Religion, you harlot and ****** of the masses

I smell the stagnation you bring upon earth.

Gold becomes lead, in stained roseate glasses

diluting, corrupting, negating its worth.

Hierarchical structure and pseudo-anointing

seem holy— but prove antithetic to Christ

whose transparently sure apostolic appointing

began a new age, and sufficed.

I renounce you, religion. Your temples lie fallen…

the future arises from ruins, ever new.

Mere human unrighteous momentum must stall

when the truth spins around into view.

He was scorned, he was vilified; slain for your sin

Abrahamic philosopher, healer and friend

yet perceived as demoniac right to the end.

His beginning is here in your heart. Never fear:

Dead religion must perish for true love to win.

Hermeneutics imploding—His coming is near

a poem a day for NaPoWriMo2016

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ConnectHook Apr 2016
…a threefold cord is not quickly broken.* ( Ecclesiastes 4:12)


A pastoress once bore a name
which merits neither guilt nor shame;
Pentecosta Charismania
(biblical in megalomania).
Worthy of poetic fame,
a brilliant if unstable flame.
sincere she was, yet volatile
she brought it down, revival-style.
At altar calls, she could inspire
tongues of glossolalian fire
The Devil she would oft rebuke
with lines from John, or Paul, or Luke
a prophetess on holy crack
was Pentecosta on the attack…

Her nemesis was prudent, able
doctrinally dull—but stable:
Patriciana Presbyteria.
Less given to divine hysteria,
wisdom did adorn her table.
And her soul bore well the label.
No prophecies escaped her lips
nor prone to divinating slips;
this sensible reformed young maid
was made to have and have it made
Elect, correct in doctrine, wit
invested in no counterfeit
her pop’s portfolio lent her worth:
not less than heaven cashed on earth.

Mocking these unseemly heretics
swayed by neither sects nor politics
was Maria Della Romana
Faithful matron, primadonna
Loyal to her Papal rite
she grieved her sisters by candlelight,
fingered furious rosaries
stormed the gates with St. Peter’s keys
beseeching Jesus that they turn
from devil’s doctrines fit to burn,
rejoin the holy Mother Church
rather than their souls besmirch
with further Antichristian sin.
(She genuflected fit to win.)

God is known in Trinity
but less through femininity:
His three adherents, flamed by One
like braided gold reflecting sun
are Christian fates: three tendencies
or triplicate analyses,
tripartite in judgemental grace
each one assumed, with zealous face
that the other two could not be saved
as sure as Heaven’s roads are paved
with wisdom’s gold and Christ’s pure light.
(They made a most amusing sight.)
Since threefold cords cannot be broken,
let my punchline rest, unspoken.

a  poem a day for NaPoWriMo2016
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Autumn Daze Jan 2016
Oh God, You are all I want especially when I feel blue
Change my life and make me new
Turn my darkness into light
I am nothing yet You love me the way more than I like.

I will give You praise and worship You
I will do that all my life just for You
Hold my hand don’t let me go
I just want to be with You wherever I go.

You are the only God, most powerful above all
You are the King and Lord of all
You are Just, Loving and Holy
You are the One who can complete me.

Oh, You are all I need,
And will always be my need.
© Cassandra Cereza
Engineer Mikay Jan 2016
I asked God, why I was born ugly and others are pretty?!
I asked God, why I was poor and others are rich?!
I asked God, why I was sad and others are happy?!
I asked God, why I am coward and others are hero?!
I asked God, why life for me was so cruel and others are not?!
I asked God, do you love me or you love them more?!

*And God answered... Yes I love you so much that I gave you this kind of life, a life which enables you to know me deeply. An opportunity to ask to me. To communicate with me. Others?! Yes they had all they want in this world but did they know me?! Did they have time to ask me or to thank me of everything they had in this world?! Life here is only temporary, trust me, I got you.
Engineer Mikay Jan 2016
You've got the popularity
You've got the face
You've got the hair
You've got the body
You've got the money
You've got the mansion
You've got the food
You've got the beautiful wife/husband
You've got the beautiful children
You've got the best friends
You've got the job
You've got the car
You've got the suit
You've got the shoes
You've got the gadgets
You've got the accessories

You've got all what you wanted here in the world...

but...

In the END,

still all you've got is...

HIM.
Engineer Mikay Jan 2016
Tagalog poem I made for HIM...

Tanging Ikaw Lang

Simula pagising ko sa umaga
Mukha mo na ang nakikita
Kahit sa oras ng pag-idlip
Ikaw ang nasa panaginip

Saan man ako pumunta
Ikaw lang ang gustong makasama
Saan man ako makarating
Ikaw lang ang nais makapiling

Gagawin ko ang lahat
Mapaglingkuran ka lang ng tapat
HESUS, ikaw lang talaga
Sa buhay ko wala ng iba
princessninann Apr 2015
You cannot see my guilt
but you can see my lies.
You cannot escape the sin
But why do I have to take it on the chin?

Those pleasures I enjoyed
Those consequences I forgot
And now, I see my death
They are holding my breath.

My heart was beating irregularly
Why are they looking at me?
Am I terrorist that killed a hundred child?
Why throw stones at me?

They judge like a god
They **** with their eyes
I know where to go
To the one who's good and love endures.

I'm on my knees
They'll take my life like a beast
I'm ready.
Then Love approached me.

"He that is without sin among you,
let him be the first to cast a stone at her."

I heard Him saying.
Those eyes who knows nothing
Now they stop throwing.

I found forgiveness
I found freedom
How can the One I hurt the most
Save me and forgive me?

Thou mercy is everlasting
Thou grace is overflowing
You broke my chain
and take my pain.

I found life
I found forgiveness
No guilt no shame.
Thank you for redemption.
This poem is in relation with  John 8:1-7.
8 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives.

2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing him.

But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger. 7 When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.”
Angela Byrd Jun 2014
Troubles chasing me again,
Breaking down my best defence,
I'm looking, God, I'm looking for you
Weary just won't let me rest and fear is filling up my head.
I'm longing, God I'm longing for you

But I will find you in the place I'm in, find you when I'm at my end,
Find you when there's nothing left of me to offer you except for brokenness.
You lift me up, you'll never leave me thirsty,
When I am weak, when I am lost and searching
I'll find you on my knees.

So what if sorrow shakes my faith,
What if heartache still remains,
I'll trust you, my god I'll trust you.
'Cause You are faithful and

I will find you in the place I'm in, find you when I'm at my end,
Find you when there's nothing left of me to offer you except for brokenness.
You lift me up, you'll never leave me thirsty,
When I am weak, when I am lost and searching
I'll find you on my knees, my knees.

When my hope is gone, when the fear is strong
When the pain is real, when it's hard to heal
When my faith is shaken and my heart is broken and my joy is stolen, God I know that

You lift me up, you'll never leave me searching,

Find you in the place I'm in, find you when I'm at my end,
Find you when there's nothing left of me to offer you except for brokenness.
You lift me up, you'll never leave me thirsty,
When I am weak, when I am lost and searching
I'll find you on my knees.
Lyrics inspire me

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