Posts Tagged: contemporary poetry

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    Brokenness and Love

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    Brokenness and love are interconnected. Only love can mend brokenness and brokenness allows love to flourish. When bodies are broken and hearts shattered, minds scattered and souls lost only love can bind and mend. Through every breath and every glance Through a reaching hand and a supporting lap A shoulder to the wheel and a… Read more »

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    Mustard Seed Poem

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    This is my bible story-inspired mustard seed poem. So small, you’d nearly ignore it The mustard seed harbors Life in abundance And when it starts to grow You know it’s unstoppable And will, no doubt, grow into the strongest and mightiest of trees with beauty beyond comprehension Giving shelter to countless birds while holding the… Read more »

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    Thought Frequencies

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    Your brain is a bit like a radio. Choose a thought frequency and you set the tune for the day. Here are my thoughts on thought frequencies.  Just like a radio station, you can choose the frequency of your thoughts. Tune into worry, and the worry song plays Tune into happiness, and the melody bounces… Read more »

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    Here – Poem About Life

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    Though you may feel alone, you’re not. Someone is always here. This is a poem about life. Though you are not,  I know you’re here. Just as I’m here, Gently, but firmly locked in like the salt and water indistinguishable, ebbing and flowing as one ocean in continuous interplay between the softness of the water… Read more »

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    Following Through

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    To get to where you need to go, you have to go to the very end of the road. This is a poem about life and following through. You need to go to the very, very end of the road, even if you’re scared there’s no light there. Just like roots reach deep down into… Read more »

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    Recognized – A Love Poem

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    Some people you just recognize, though you’ve never met them. This is a love poem. Out of all the people you meet throughout live, some of them you recognize before you’ve ever met them. You recognized me and let me in I recognized you and let you in Long before we ever met Some things… Read more »

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    Surrender

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    If you were to surrender, do you think someone would hold you Would take care of you? Perhaps a person, perhaps the universe or perhaps a loving God? Would you be able to relinquish control and trust Knowing that ultimately you are powerless? Or would you grab the steering wheel even tighter Accelerate? Break? Attempting… Read more »

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    Suspended – A Poem About Fragility

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    This is a poem about fragility and the random nature of life’s events. The earth’s continuous rotation, apparent random suspension in the vastness of the universe mirrors the decisive fragility of life. In its continuity that may just stop at some point. Entirely beyond control Regardless of power and effort Relying entirely on someone caring… Read more »

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    Oxygen – Don’t Hold Your Breath

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    Don’t hold your breath, you may be stopping life’s unstoppable wish to see you through. So much more than an elusive bubble, instead, sustaining and holding together the whole world. And places, oxygen cannot reach, speak of pain and hardness, lifelessness, and death. Only to be broken and softened by an irresistible bubble of air… Read more »