For in foundations-deep this bane resides, From it our sight he brewed. A Lion's den, a burning furnace, An affirmation to this infinity I see. With the last of my embryonic fear Shedding in grace's mighty embrace, Like a parting sea, a prodigal racing to his father, I see hope erupting in violent splatters. Nehemiah … Continue reading To the carpenters first son, Hopelessness’ bane
For in menace this abode resides,I have been pulled under once or twiceAs the tide rises. Maybe more or not,For I have lost count. I am above the waters, I like to think,An inch or two, you would find my chin.I sway in uncertain rhythm,As I paddle my limbs and hope not for the waves. … Continue reading On Days Like this…
I believe in ovaries; childbirth, The war that births someone that never was. I believe in movements, baby steps, The beginning of an unstoppable giant thud. I believe in a bare field, the hope of a plantation. I believe in fire, blazing,priming,separating and strengthening; The beauty of glass, The mystery of gold. I believe in … Continue reading Believe.
I was safe in the embrace of fear I thought, As pines pricked and slimy branches choked Spilling blood for remission, Distorted salvation! In the mist of illusion, a known pain is better than an unknown. But you see Hope; The match of faith just wouldn't stay still, With one yea, it lits! Engulfed in … Continue reading Dear Old Hope
I wrote this in Kaduna last year and never got to post it. Plan B is working, would write about that when I can. Enjoy.
Some growth we barely see But they be. Roots carving through rocks Born from liquid strength, An eruption to an end But what end? An end is a start if I’m asked. Does Earth leave void? A finish without a beginning? Or a beginning without a finish with a new beginning? Tell me! This hope … Continue reading Hope Lives Here.
Parable! Parable! Sow on fertile it says, But Desert I see. Can I say more? Can I harvest here? Quick sand! Quick sand! Dynamite?Who cares! I do sometimes no pretence, But listen child, even in an arid Desert Oasis exist. ©LifeasChristy . . "I always search for the Hope in seemingly Hopeless situations however hard, … Continue reading Parable!
Downcast in doubts shadow? Look up Litters of blue hope Arrays the day Good news they say Not so far away Till a little,turn the soil Deep down they say Is where gold lives Hold the rein, just a little tighter The picture is nearer Than when you first began Downcast in doubts shadow? Look … Continue reading LIGHT STILL SHINES
Do you ever wonder Why we have to hurt When we have a God That loves us!!! We love the sound of laughter And the merriment of cheer Maybe: Our hearts would lose their tenderness If we never shed a tear. Maybe: All the pain we are feeling Is just the hurt before the healing … Continue reading Maybe