The Sword on My Back

Feeling lost and a little bit astray I looked to you for guidance Where should I go, what should I do I had asked you these questions more than once As I heard the music play and voices lift on high I had a peculiar feeling A plate of armor was adorned on my chest…

Seeking Righteousness

I’ve always been taken with the use of supernatural gifts Whether you believe in God or not Whether you believe in the supernatural Other worldly, something else There are plenty who ascribe to their use and validity. And I am taken with them.   You will hear people tell of their stories where they were…

Through Him I Fight

I feel like I fight all day long The attack presses in from all sides I block, deflect, and push them aside Counter attack, press my advantage Push to far and get hit again   My soul is strong, but after enough fighting, I get tired My bruises start to hurt My limp starts to…

Persecuted for Nothing

I am persecuted. For nothing. I am persecuted for nothing. I’m not bothered, harassed, or cast out. No one around me is really persecuted either. Some may want to say they are, but when we really look at it, they aren’t.   We aren’t threatened not to say what we believe for fear we will…

Though the Righteous May Fall

Dark ominous skies tower above me Waiting to release the rain Struggling to get up I move and I stir Pushing my body through pain My vision is blurry my head in a tunnel Sound echoes off everything around and lingers I taste blood in my mouth and quickly remember Then clinched fist is formed…

My Testimony

I know you today but it wasn’t always the case You were the gun that went off at the start of my race As a child I heard great stories of you Grand tales of heroes almost too good to be true A little boy once asked you to be his best friend To be…

Wedding Toast

Written for my brother-in-law who is getting married tomorrow.   Wedding Toast I do not claim to be a master (more so a novice) Every day I learn something new What knowledge I’ve gained I consider quite precious And tonight I impart some to you   Above all things be honest More important, be honest…

A Vision of Chains

I wouldn’t say I had a vision per se, but a unique look at a metaphor.  As I pondered on this idea a story started to develop.  This is intended as a free form spoken word but the last stanza should be read to rhyme.   The Chains on My Wrists I was there in…