I was sitting in A swamp turned out and over, Lightning crashed, hard down, I was almost forever drown Tears were overcoming me; Then a cry arose Clarion against my foes, Sounding like a rose Banner wrapping me within Telling me begin again. Never forsaken – Come now, new heart, awaken To a ground safe, firm, Rock, I may stand complete on The Beloved beckons, come. Treasure hidden bright Revealed in Love’s sterling Light Abandon the night Day brilliant invites delight Heed the sweetest voice calling – Redemption,mercy, Abounding, amazing grace, Sudden about-face Into arms held wholly wide, All fear spirited aside. Severe hurt confide Those things hidden inside Pain, deep oxidized, No more jeopardy – set free, Found, restored, life’s sanctity.
This novel… We’ve been writing Over these many years, It seems maybe more like A collection Of disparate stories, Playing a soundtrack Yours and mine – The music, Not the voice, We just hit a groove Wicked and smooth, Winning – Ah, loose like tigers Jungle bait, Antelopes far-fetched, Can you make The lesson Stick like darts On the dress, never Worn, given out With drinks Not ours to consume. Still, I know, Some assume, Illusions dispelled Yet and soon, Together forever In miles set apart Known, each And ever By heart.