When Stars and Angels Sing

When stars and angels sing…
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In Your Desert – A Pic and a word Challenge Sonnet

In Your Desert Better is one day with you, than without you, even if that day is spent burning in the desert’s heat and going without bread or water because abandoning you isn’t an option. Forty days you’ll spend here and so will I. I’ll keep the vigil by your side, my King and my God, and mend my ways in these Lenten days, but I still need your guidance Lord, even far from courts of man, but I understand, I’ll sit here while you pray, but  let me be your escort when you leave the desert, let me go there, to your courts, … Continue reading In Your Desert – A Pic and a word Challenge Sonnet

dark | side | thursday – Carry His Cross

Carry His Cross Every step’s a struggle. Each breath’s a pain to draw in through cracked and bleeding lips pursed, catch that drop of sweat rolling down the plane of his face. He must go, ‘fore his heart bursts from the burden he carries, the cross bearing down on his shoulders with each step, each new sin heaped upon the rest. Each fall is tearing at his soul but he doesn’t despair, in his last hours of agony, he knows that his fate’s one with those who’ve gone before. This crucifixion is not just his own, its an echo of one long past who bore the … Continue reading dark | side | thursday – Carry His Cross

In Your Footprints: a Pic and a Word Challenge Prompt

In Your Footprints Better is one day in your courts. So I followed you into the desert, my king and my God. I stepped where you had trod, I go on as unfettered as you to sing your praises. Better is one day under your rule and that’s why I must follow through. Sand stings my eyes; sun burns my skin; blunders cause me to slide; the vast empty sky skews my perception, leaving me so confused. I go on and your tracks begin anew over the next sand dune. I’m burned and bruised but I rise; I see you ahead, you knew I’d … Continue reading In Your Footprints: a Pic and a Word Challenge Prompt