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Afflictions Poems

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Dithering with hesitation on brink of abysmal precipice
Infinite pitch black void zooms,
I vacillate to pitch headlong (head over heels)
where freedom looms
large (think) cosmic size grand canyon grooms
espouses, and cloisters unbridled wedded bliss
structured sound of silence booms.

Dawdling against inevitable fate
temporarily holds in check (mate)
eternal salvation woebegone
grievance to ameliorate
repurposed...Read More
Categories: afflictions, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, angst,
Form: Dramatic Verse



The Rivers and the Dry Spells
Tears can flow loosely like unrighteous gifts, curling, 
like good hair, around bags down under 
shaded lamps, taking with them manhood, 
makeup, and mistakes canned in l'amour or misery.
These tears are spirits, meeting at the Philtrum, 
gathering, as if to...Read More
Categories: afflictions, emotions, joy, sad,
Form: Free verse
Isolation
Premonitions once foretold,
Grace our presence, a sight to behold.
Breathless throughways and doleful silence, 
Consumption of souls and hearts of the masses.

The collective yearns for times of bygone days,
A past that is but a shrouded isle of halcyon haze. 
The terminal...Read More
Categories: afflictions, anxiety, atheist, conflict, destiny, earth, feelings, solitude,
Form: Couplet
MY DEAR BROTHER BERT
Marvellous* is the Lord Who loves you, my brother 
Your blessed life is His precious gift, to Him you must yield…

Directing you to His victory, on the Lord You can depend 
Empowering and enabling is His help everyday
Always available as...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, birthday, blessing, christian, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member The ghosts of Xmas past may seem to taunt
After Xmas many people part
The bills appear, the credit card is maxed
Divorce appeals to those with strangled hearts

Is such action foolish,will it  smart?
Do you really want your true love axed?
After Xmas many people part

The ghosts of Xmas past may...Read More
Categories: afflictions, absence, abuse, allegory, divorce,
Form: Villanelle



Premium Member Memories: Friend and Foe, collaboration with Lin Lane
Memories: Friend and Foe, 
collaboration with Lin Lane

"Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy."
                         ...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, art, creation, heart, life, memory, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Memories: Friend and Foe, with Robert Lindley
"Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy."
                                ...Read More
Categories: afflictions, memory,
Form: Rhyme
MY LAST YEAR'S NEST
God’s goodness verily abounding
Prevailed with thankful praise-resounding.

Blessings* encompassed my last year’s nest
Overtaking woes by blissful zest.

Increased trust toward faith altitude
Propelled earnest service fortitude.

Works of sacrificial endeavour
Wafted heavenly as sweet savour.

Afflictions midst challenging trials
Maximized divine love’s portrayals.

Our special child’s milestones …...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, blessing, child, christian, faith, god, jesus,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Journey Too Long
Morning sun calls from behind gray clouds above seeking those willing to rise and face the drudgery of yet another day’s fruitless effort. Uninvited rays of warmth come as intrusion upon my slothful desires finding me directionless in the fog...Read More
Categories: afflictions, anxiety, depression, destiny, fate, introspection, longing, strength,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Born To Rise
Born To Rise

Not everyone lives even knowing they will die
many never find there wings but I was born to rise,
blinding the oppressor when I learned to fly
mighty my wings my spirit burns with life,
demons pursue and witches cast spells
but nothing...Read More
Categories: afflictions, inspirational, leadership,
Form: Rhyme



INDISCERNIBLE VOID
God revealed indiscernible void in my spirit
Exposing my costly worthlessness through His truth’s eyes
Granting me eternal life of love that satisfies---
---Thus, I trusted the Saviour* declared by Scriptures’ writ.    

God can fill the indiscernible void in my...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Tale Of Death's Challenge


So when the webbed-tide snares the lunars nether recesses in its glow casting shadows that arise among the craggs wedged beside some cliffs of common confirmed debris of the unnamed fallen heaps of mucked mired forgottned decay of worthless grime...Read More
Categories: afflictions, dark, death,
Form: Metrical Tale
PSALM EXALTING MY GOD
Praises are for my God, my Protector  and Provider
Saviour, Sanctifier, Sustainer by His grace-satisfaction
Ascertainer along truth's approval
Lover with His compassionate leadership
Mover of my faith maneuvered through His miracles.

Powerfully, the Lord propels my service-propped prayer
Settling surely redemption of my soul
Affirming...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, blessing, christian, devotion, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Acrostic
ESSENCE OF JOHN 1:36 TO ME
From the Scriptures’ John 1:36*, I beheld Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, Source of spiritual revival...
He graciously wrought great changes in my life by His grand arrival
Assuring me salvation from hell’s condemnation and sinful survival
Giving me glorious life eternal,...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, bible, blessing, christian, faith, god, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Prayer of the afflicted
Prayer of the afflicted

Dear Lord, 
God and Father 
of all tender mercies,

Please allow me 
to beseech you 
in my time of affliction,

I know Dear Father,

that you care for
even the sparrows,
how much more so
you care for 
your faithful servants...
especially 
in our...Read More
Categories: afflictions, christian, faith, god, how i feel, prayer,
Form: Free verse
MY POETRY'S HEART
My poetry’s heart, pumped by grace
Breathes out God’s love of mercy’s trace
Certainties divinely assure
Amidst challenges’ harsh pressure
Expressed by verse and rhymes of praise.*

Throbbing with truths along life’s race
Flowing through veins of faith-embrace
Revealed in grand stanzas’ pleasure…
My poetry’s heart.

Realities --- feelings...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith, god, jesus, poetry,
Form: Rondeau
Godless
lot of things on my mind filled with deepness, so when you read this- I hope you let me release this- inner theory in my thesis- seems that, there’s a lot of people on the planet- though none planned it-...Read More
Categories: afflictions, art, atheist, god,
Form: I do not know?
EXALTING GOD
*Amazingly awesome is my God
*My heavenly Father … *Fountain of life
*My sovereign Lord *At my heart’s throne 
*Triumph of my spirit.

*Meeting God is a great event to me…
*My best friend, *Jesus Christ my Saviour and Lord
*Prince of peace offered His...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Light Verse
WITH EARNESTNESS, I EXPRESS
Here am I, expressing my earnestness…
My assertions regarding God’s goodness** to me
published in the Poetry Soup:

*God is my Creator …  *Sovereign brain
*My flawless Lord… *God supreme
*My God; *My loving God… 

*The Lord conquers me
*God is my great help
*Doctor of...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, christian, devotion, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: List
Premium Member Persistence : a collab with CD
(A Paul Callus & Carolyn Devonshire collaboration)


Standing not far from the cliff’s edge 
the aging tree, solitary,
with gnarly roots clings to the rocks -
she shows resolve, tenacity.

        My younger days were easier;
 ...Read More
Categories: afflictions, life, metaphor,
Form: Quatrain
Celestial Cloud Complex
Our parent galaxy Milky Way
has a nebula giving birth
to stars neath ‘baby blanket’ array
that’s one of the closest to Earth

of astral-forming regions around—
Rho Ophiuchi Complex Cloud,
named for the bright stellar body found
in its picturesque dusty shroud.

The colorful image multi-hued
within Ophiuchus...Read More
Categories: afflictions, beauty, creation, earth, mythology, nature, space, stars,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member A Dark Nightmare

              A dark nightmare-
        dementia is a living hell
      that grinds the mind away while...Read More
Categories: afflictions, memory, sad, sick,
Form: Rhyme
TRIUMPHANT OVER PERSONAL CHALLENGES
Wrestling not with flesh and blood…
Here am I battling with forces in my mind and soul
As I see myself plunging into the sinkhole of midlife crises… 
Oh, God, Your grace I beseech to pull me toward sobriety’s leverage
…Prop my faith...Read More
Categories: afflictions, christian, conflict, confusion, courage, emotions, faith, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
ABASED TO ACKNOWLEDGE AUTHORITY
Abased* from arrogance-assertiveness

     apathetic affections of mine  

          accept Almighty’s admonitions

               against...Read More
Categories: afflictions, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Alliteration
Injection to affliction
injection to affliction

injection
sometimes I wish 
I don't know what I know 
sometimes I wish I know
more than I know 
cos I need to grow 
see the world cos it see you 
when humans don't 
we are like an empty glass...Read More
Categories: afflictions, africa, blessing, courage, deep, wisdom,
Form: Epic