Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Reconcile Poem of Sorts

The people are all gathered on their way displaced
war
torn
dirty faced
A soldier puts a shaky hand to face
tired
worn
nation state
A child is jumping round in awkward place
no
shoes
born poor
A neighbor takes his neighbor's fragile case
group
rule
two chords
A nation fights inflation as it beats
them
down
current see
A clock has stopped it's ticking
not a
sound
won't cease
The paint appears on faceless painted faces
sad
clown
feigns joy
I frequently bemoan my time and places
privileged
child
too spoiled
The churches are all filled with different issues
hope
hurt
some search
And on the island people stop to witness
big
waves
Each year
And in the mountains people burrow inward
now
cold
Each year
And in the desert people search for water
thirsty
dry
Each year
And on the oceans mariners do ride
rough
seas
Each year
Circumstances calling to the distant
help
us
Echoes back an answer in a whisper
Endure
All that's left is our responses to the answer
actions deeds dictated by splintered disaster
we all will wait and wait upon a master
and who we serve will give our final answer

blessings~

I guess I wrote this piece in part because I am struggling with discontentment and making requests... Contentment and Godliness equals great gain does not necessarily help me when I want to come boldly to His throne of Grace to ask "anything". Priorities being as mixed up as they are and knowing that God gives seed to the sower, I am somehow terribly conflicted on many levels. I am sure if I dissected this free verse poem, I'd spin several themes out of it that may lead to justifications or reconciliation.

Peace~

Later that evening... the truth is Devotion on one level or another... I need it~

Earth Wind and Fire

Thru devotion, blessed are the children
Praise the teacher, that brings true love to many
your devotion, opens all life's treasures
and deliverance, from the fruits of evil.
So our mission, to bring a melody,
ringin' voices sing sweet harmony

For you here's a song, to make your day brighter.
One that will last, you long thru troubled days.
Giving your heart the light to brighten.
All of the dark that falls in your way
You need devotion. bless the children
deliverance from the fruits of evil

In everyone's life, there's a need to be happy.
Let the sun shine, a smile your way.
Open your heart, feel a touch of devotion.
Maybe this song, will help uplift your day.

Make a better way
You need devotion

Bless the Children
Deliver from the fruits of evil
You need devotion
Bless the Children
~~~

2 comments:

n'Drea said...

I love free verse. Thanks for sharing your heart in these pieces. They're raw with emotion and honesty.

Jena Evans said...

Thank you...

The Earth Wind and Fire one is not mine... They are lyrics from an American Band that goes by the name, Earth Wind and Fire. It is a blessings to have even had a chance to share in the music and words of EWF... Be good~

blessings!