Tag: Poetry

Precious Souls

Jonah wanted justice: He sought fury from God’s fists…

fix my heart

I thought that love could fix my heart- Until my world fell apart.

None Who Wait (Psalm 25)

“None who wait
upon the Lord…”

In Love with Another Man (Poem)

When I came to visit, you did not say, “I’m in love with another man.” You welcomed me in and asked me to stay. I realize now, I should have ran. But I let emotion lead me astray, hoping that I could hold your… Continue Reading “In Love with Another Man (Poem)”

Leaves Like Fire

Freshly fallen drops like sapphireflash and sparkle at first dawn. Golden, glowing leaves like fireform a blanket on the lawn. Stretching shadows cast by spirestell us all that Summer’s gone. Wills Osborn (9/23/18)

In Awe (poem)

When I came to the end of my weakness and pain, and realized the death of Christ was my gain; It’s in that moment I finally saw: I didn’t need strength, I just needed awe. But He gave me power and covered my shame,… Continue Reading “In Awe (poem)”

Allie’s Fears (Poem + Story)

“Is there something you’re afraid of?” I asked Allie one day. “I’ve heard so much about God’s love- But don’t know what He’d say… If I should ask the God above ‘Oh Lord, please, can I stay?’ I fear He might give me a… Continue Reading “Allie’s Fears (Poem + Story)”

Pitter Patter

A girl stands in the rain Pitter patter Humiliating shame Bruised and battered No chance of being vain Clothes in tatters The sweet girls name is Jane Yes, she matters. -Wills Osborn (3/23/18)

Sled

Fresh snow on the trees- Purest of white- The little boy sees At dawn’s first light. With sparkling eyes, He springs from bed. And bellows the cry, “Hey, Dad! Let’s sled!” -Wills (2/20/18)

Thought Alive (Poem)

Once dead in sins: Though thought alive. Running errands for the prince of darkened skies. Our flesh compelled Us down that path. Till we beheld ourselves as children of wrath. Then mercy shone And love displayed: (In Christ alone) By grace through faith we’re… Continue Reading “Thought Alive (Poem)”