“Rage, Rage Against the Dying of the Light”

Some, dear one rage till the end,
Blaming and chasing away ev’ry friend….
But you express wisdom for all to see
stay as strong as you can…in Faith’s community! –Jonathan Caswell

No Half Measures

I love poetry.

Poets grant to all of us a rare glimpse into words and word images that provoke an echo or perhaps a shared understanding or maybe an epiphany. To read a poem is to become part of it. To immerse oneself in that poem is to be transformed. To be transformed is to take a step closer to enlightenment.

Or maybe just a deeper understanding of oneself.

Poets tear open the veil between what we show the world and what we hide.

It is this truth, the truth we bury deep inside of us, that will set us free?

Free from what?

This truth will set us free from those chains or weights holding us back from experiencing the full spectrum of emotions, the full breadth of who we are, as we face adversity.

Some say that “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” by…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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