When man doesn’t get much at home,

Emotionally he’ll roam…

He wants to feel happy

Not usually crappy,

Or tired of life at home.

Some men spend time at the bar,

Drinking and filling the jar…

Others play

With people more gay

Flirtation becomes guarilla war.

Taking more chances outside

The home in ways the wife won’t abide…

Approaching danger zone

Says, “leave me alone,”

Soon enough he must decide.

Creeping back from the edge

Remembering one’s lifetime pledge…


Comes real again for me,

As back toward  safety I edge.

–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 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 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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