Etchings

Etchings

Their presence tell the tale, wounds upon the soul,
Days as a youngling, until the hours old.
Memories of one, lust for gain, control,
By grace, now a simple child, attuned to life’s true goal.
~ D.F.

Broken Hill

Broken Hill

Weary was that ancient spring, its air, feel the chill,
The Beloved now lies broken, in Mary’s arms, so still.
So freedom might be just reward, curse of death repeal,
Streams of mercy flowing, His blood down Calvary’s hill.
~ D.F.

Seek Ye First

Seek Ye First

On dusty roads they came, the wind has borne His name,
Fragrance of His words, their listless spirits tame,
That man should turn all aside, seeking first the holy and right,
Surely as flowers fix their gaze, on the sun that burns so bright.
~ D.F.

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“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness …”
~ Matthew 6:33

Respite

Respite

Restless wandering, far and wide,
Wanton depths, dizzying heights,
Thirsty roots, cast deep inside,
Wellspring within, find solace, respite.
~ D.F.

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“Our hearts are restless, until they can find rest in you.”
~ St Augustine of Hippo