#FiveMinuteFriday: Steady (a poem)

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//If I take this leap of faith will my feet still walk steady? Will my mouth quake with words ready for thanks and giving or collapse on faithless ground again? Today, I walked up these

#FiveMinuteFriday: Mom (a poem)

Family Grace Poetry Waiting

When the war is over and the ground tilled
a new bloom will make home in her spirit

Ma reminds me of struggle and strife
Take care of your own and to God the rest.

#FiveMinuteFriday: MIDDLE (a poem)

Faith Poetry Writing

//i navigate deep canyons, sharp. pen between knuckles, delicate peace wraps from wispy lashes to mighty Achilles heel – saved from a vulnerable fall. a layer of silken grace caresses, reminds, Be still – The

#FiveMinuteFriday: Build

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The five-minute free write word is BUILD.  Here is what I’ve written with no edits, no corrections, etc. This is five minutes of free flowing natural writing.

Faith, Searching for the Seed

Faith Grace Poetry Solitude Strength Waiting

I am and then I am not Watching her hurt For her family, their lives Their foundation stirred Quaked thin bottom lining Ripping vines from beneath Dirt swollen fingers from Digging, burying, praying For a