Inside A Stephen King Novel
The phone keeps ringing In the still of the night it’s a deafening trill Menacing The caller does not speak Dead air Or is that the sound of something under water? Hello? Crackle… Glub… glub … Hissssssss
I was searching for a place Someone told me I had to go through fields and orchards It was out of the way and far from the road When I arrived, it looked like an old abandoned auto shop Decrepit and dirty A family actually lived there There was a boy who had something to…
There is no peace in a broken upside down cross. Only in the cross of Christ.
I Know Where I Am Going When This Is Over
There was a daily prompt about writing a letter to your 100 year old self. I cant do that because I won’t be around. It’s a self fulfilling prophecy I won’t be here past 70 But you wouldn’t understand You cling to life with a death vise grip believing this is all you have. Beyond…
Feed Me More!
You are without papers. Your name cannot be found on any list. The driver’s license you currently have is the wrong one It’s not the REAL deal No permission will be granted to board a plane to a neighboring state… ever! Never mind that your grandma is dying You should have gotten the license everyone…
Eyes Wide Shut
He looked at the red heifer In elation he whispered: “Salvation“ The Son of God looked down at the wounds on His hands and feet “I Am, Salvation.” But the man understood not.
The Passage Of Time
Tick tock The sound of a clock Shiny gold pendulum swaying back and forth Slowly Hypnotically CHIME A hand moves Marking with precision the passage of time BONG Something is striking mechanical parts Another hour Gears Interlocking teeth Moving in unison A key in a slot Turning Winding Behind glass Tick! Tock! Time is passing…
Why Are You Here?
Nothing to see here No reason to gawk Or linger Why do you dawdle? Just move on I am writing or rather, I have written something A few words here and there But nothing coherent Yet Just lots of jumbled thoughts That makes sense only to me From my feverished brain You wouldn’t understand It…
What happened to the churches the apostle Paul founded? The church of Ephesus, Corinith, Galatia, Colossae, Thessalonica? Where did all those converts who learned from Paul that no part of the Mosaic law is for the body of Christ go? Those that Paul spent time with, teaching what the risen Christ revealed to him? The…
A Christian Cemetery
Is neither haunting nor scary. Nothing of evil is there. No restless, lost souls flitting about Moaning and groaning So take your paranormal gadgets elsewhere Though their journey here has ended Life continues on into eternity These concrete stones merely time markers Of their brief sojourn upon this earth They’re now in a better place…