Recently discovered this beautiful and convicting poem by Minnie Louise Haskins — “God Knows,” more popularly known as “The Gate of the Year.” And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.” And he replied: “Go out into the […]
Word. Propaganda and Micah Bournes speaking truth.
Caterpillar to butterfly without the cocoon Changing, growing, becoming all out in the open for everyone to see Wanting to be hidden in the safety of obscurity I feel like a child jumping around trying to wave my arms so people will see me “This is not who I’ll always be Don’t write me off […]
Original post: February 7, 2008; repost: March 18, 2010. I was in a tough place when I wrote this, and I will admit that life is, and perhaps never will be, devoid of these experiences. But I think that these experiences can, if we let them, strengthen our sense of need and desperation for the […]
From A-level English Lit. classes, I came to love poetry; these poems in particular: How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee to […]