The Death of Hypocrisy

    Psalm 17:15: As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake with Thy likeness. There has yet to be a hypocrite who has not at one time or another confronted the face of their foolishness in the mirror. They need no help in realizing their [...]

The Audience of One

Awaken! Hurry now! Awaken! The dawn is past The noon is done And the night is come. We need not flee anymore Safety is found In the arms of the darkness Shame is absent In this place Where no one pays heed To your name Or seeks your face. Speak And I will listen Hear [...]

The Parable of Time’s Redemption

[I consider this to be my first decent short story.  When I finished it, I felt I had grown much as a writer though I was cognizant (and still am) that I have much more to learn.] Crushed. Devastated. Destroyed. Only three of the words he would have chosen to describe the effects of this [...]

Little Eyes

Burn little eyes With anger beyond hope Scorn all who Care not look at them. Hide little eyes From beyond the scope Of not one or two But all so-called friends. Offer not little eyes Glances never noticed nor wanted Abandon the desires That have already abandoned you. Proffer not thoughts you prize To the [...]

Prodigal Thoughts

    I can’t recall my father’s last words to me. All I remember about that day is how my eyes were full of the open road and the longings of my heart. No embrace, no wave of the hand, solely a hastened goodbye from a smirk-filled mouth, was my offering of farewell. Alas, I [...]

Effigy (Galatians 2:20)

I’m finally silenced But not enough to notice You Or abhor my swearing And all of its ever too grandiose reasons For treason against You. Am I beyond caring? Will apathy rule the day, Every day? Will I rue the day, Every day? Will Your ways ever hold sway And win my heart? How many [...]