Justin B. Fung

Tag: poetry

God Knows

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 […]

Caterpillar to Butterfly: A Poem

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 […]

God of silence

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 […]

Poetry and Love

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 […]

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