Narcissus

JUXTAPOSITION BETWEEN IDEAL ART AND THE REALITY OF BLOODY FINGERS PULLING UP STUBBORN WEED ROOTS! 😀

House of Heart

It is too soon
to prune but wilted petals

wave provocatively from
bowing gardens and here

among bent stems the sun is pleasing to my back and shoulders.

Pulpy worms are sweet to scavenging tongues of hungry birds

plucked without warning from spidery veins of leaves.

Elongated roots relentlessly war with nicked and bleeding fingers

tugging at reluctant stems. I know it it is too early but chaotic gardens

long for control once again.

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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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