Hope for the Blue, A Poem for Police Families

Every bullet lands in someone’s backyard Every life lost is someone’s father or husband It’s scary, so close to home We worry, we question Holding the breath in our lungs Seeking control, something to cling While our LEO, our hero Defends, apprehends, helps families make amends All possible scenarios on their shifts Danger, death, family … Continue reading Hope for the Blue, A Poem for Police Families

Taking Stock of Our Souls: Poetry to Prepare for the New Year, 3 of 3

Let the only perfect in your souls Be the alpha and the endless omega Breathe in His perfect, His blood through your veins Sit with His perfect when you are praying and still Wrap yourself in His perfect when you are worried, seeking spiritual fill Spread your arms and lean into His perfect Plunge into … Continue reading Taking Stock of Our Souls: Poetry to Prepare for the New Year, 3 of 3

Taking Stock of Our Souls: Poetry to Prepare for the New Year, 1 of 3

All the should’s in a line Standing at attention, keeping good time What a mess, you SHOULD have… You said what? You SHOULD have… Beginning their military march in our heads Mission-purpose to kill, leaving other thoughts dead You, you, you Should be, should say, should feel You, you, you Pointing the arrow far, far … Continue reading Taking Stock of Our Souls: Poetry to Prepare for the New Year, 1 of 3