even in this darknesswhen my heart is aching for the touch of familiar ease free of the thought of disease and feareven here, there is joy. there is the pouring of water in time with song andlong pauses when I can hear my own breath, there are small dances in the kitchen,pockets of laughter sandwichedContinue reading “even in this darkness//a poem”
“Yet this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope.” This passage stuns me. Lamentations consists of three full chapters of someone crying out to God in the midst of acute suffering. He lists all of the reasons why there should be no hope. And then he says these words- and I am inContinue reading “What brings you hope now?”
the idea of slow consistent growthlike leaves on treeslike yeast in dough like small steps of choosinglike a small bite and againand chew and chewing and you’re eating againlike stopping to notice the tension you holdbetween the space of your eyes andyour neck’s arching dome perhaps it is ok if todayyou are not quite atContinue reading “slow growth/worth the knowing//a poem”
in the beginning was the word and the word knew that through him everything would be made. and the word knew that to save he would have to endure pain/ the word knew that to save there would be shame and an earthly body and still to earth he came and though the word isContinue reading “the word//a surrendering spoken word”
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Hi! I’m Acacia. I’m a writer based in the UK who loves poetry, travel, and Jesus. Stay tuned for poetry and some deep thoughts.
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