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The Miracle

Lift the wailing wood
Hammer the tortured nails
Place the ghostly steps
Below the battered rails

Invite those crazy strangers
Dressed in stranger clothes
Join the mighty miracle 
Ready to unfold

Building a stairway 
In the desert
Aimed toward the pure and honest sky
Building a stairway
In the desert
Going to rise for miles
And miles 

Leave this evil town
Where scorpions share your bed
Guilty snakes make a home
Deep inside your head

The bleeding sun
Burns your feet
Hangmen joke
Beggars weep

Buried bodies
Cry for help
Undertakers
Steal your wealth

Building a stairway 
In the desert
Aimed toward the pure and honest sky
Building a stairway
In the desert
Going to rise for miles
And miles 

We’re laughing and      					
We’re dancing				 	
In the desert				
Dancing in the desert			
Of our lives				

Can’t you see?
We’re dancing in the desert
Dancing in the desert 
Of our lives

Feel so free				
Dancing in the desert				
Dancing in the desert 			 		
Of our lives				

Free….so free
In the desert
Dancing in the desert
Of our lives

Lift the wailing wood
Hammer the tortured nails

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 10/16/2012 9:32:00 PM
Please note: If you desire, you can hear the entire song...THE MIRACLE...at the following link: http://www.jango.com/music/Catman+Cohen?l=0 Thank you for your kind responses
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Date: 8/19/2011 2:14:00 AM
Catman, Congratulations on your wonderful poem being featured this week. I'm thrilled to be back here on the soup. Now I have time to check on all of the featured poems of the week. Plus more.. Have yourself a great one,.. always ~p.d.
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Date: 8/16/2011 1:16:00 PM
Many congrats on your featured piece, regards Janette
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Date: 8/15/2011 8:33:00 AM
Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Catman. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/11/2011 8:11:00 AM
Today I have stopped back to read more of your excellent poetry Catman. I will be back again soon and hope to see some more poetry written here by you. If you feel it in your heart then write it as that is where the best poetry comes from. Love, Carol
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