Long Hike Up A Mountain

Waking up feels like the start Of a long hike up a mountain On days I am able to make it to the top I search for hope to fill┬ámy wagon Though I always come back empty No matter how much I have gathered To stock up for days I can’t climb None of the…

Nylon Rope

Above my head Like a clever joke Hanging limply Was a nylon rope Out the window Like a bird set free My hope had flown And abandoned me Out of the blue Like a miracle Advice you gave Was empirical I heard your words “Friend, please stay alive” Then tied that noose Around my mind…

Dear God

Dear God, Give me confidence and courage Give me harmony and hope Give me the strength to hold onto The knot I tied at the end of this rope That I made sure to secure tightly to whatever love I found And was sure came from You Not the temple’s written pedigree Before climbing through…