This is a poem I wrote for “escapril” based off of the prompt “Cities”. Cities seem to go by so fast as if the moment that we’re in won’t last unless we’re rushing through it. I want to undo it all. Cities seem to swallow whole the ideas that I had for destination. “Why createContinue reading “Cities//a poem”
Holiest of holies, knowingly coming down on a day when there would be no place and subjecting himself to birth. Lord of lords choosing day after day, time after time to let an all-knowing mind not know anything and to learn, to struggle, to try. King of kings knowingly kneeling and praying and sweating bloodContinue reading “Knowingly (Christmas to Heaven)”
they’re wearingturned down faces and dejection likeit is a uniform they are privileged to own,forgetting that it is a loanfrom the consistently consumingculture created in our bellies, wewe stamp in time with a chantagreed upon before our existence,it isthe unwavering desired to be glorified by selfglorified by selfglorified byselfthere is safety in the masses untilContinue reading “uniformed”
She is the dawn and I am the clouds she ever shyly tints. I am the reflective explosions of colour as she chooses where to leave her mark, Iam the birds first waking up after she rises, in my world I wish to control where she rises and sets butin truth there is no wayContinue reading “dance”
Hands are shaking and somehow, after years of practice I’ve forgotten how to breathe. Two twin birds are chasing each other around my belly, one is called freedom and she is rose-gold-two-tone-cannot-stand-to-be-alone feathers round her dreams. The other, his name is doubt and he is the color of the sea at storm, not the sameContinue reading “a breath.”
Faith, faith is hope in what we do not see. Faith is consistent belief. Faith is security and trust- it isstepping into entirely unknown places andbeing entirely certain that God knows where you are. Security and trust. Fully knowing and being fully blind, this this hope in what we do not see.
it’s only a matter of time before the light shines through and you find that what he said was true all along. you are new.
Breathe in exhale rewind, take the time to fail. Don’t get caught up in boxes and lines and tickets and fines and this defines me and I can’t move past and I can’t remember when my soul last rested. Instead take the time to laugh. To stop. To break. To slow down and appreciate theContinue reading “|bloom|”