LAUGHTER IN THE HALLWAY

LAUGHTER IN THE HALLWAY

A gaggle of girls giggling

About the neighborhood’s changer,

Speculation about who

Might come in the re-arrange…

Another joins the laughter

Hailed while coming downstairs,

Women at play don’t display

Any over-the-nose airs.

A man walking by is waved to

And greeted to most as a friend,

This neighbor walks by the hew and cry–

On a joyous, happy weekend…

The women still going at it–

Not a cackle or snort in the group,

Just having fun as days run

Getting the latest scoop!

–Jonathan Caswell

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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