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Today we have a post from Essie-Marie Weigt! Put your hand on my heart. Can you hear it? Can you feel it breaking apart? Do you know why? Know the reason I have to cry? I miss you, come Home. You say you have one, but No. You call it that, While ignoring the cracks In the foundations, Believing you’re your own creation. Can’t you see My liquid agony? It’s carving an acid stream towards my open mouth. No matter how many times I shout, My voice fades across the miles that separate us. This has made us Strangers in new territories, Characters in different stories. I wish I told you I was sorry For when I judged you, For when I was rude, When I was self-righteous, haughty, a prude. You changed in ways I never foresaw, And I did too, isn’t that odd? I’ll tell you a secret;…

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To Know You

You are a mystery, And your face seems to study me, Study everything, as you thirst to see clearly. You look about. . . listen, And are just quiet, And…

Self-Worth, Romance, and God’s Word

Today we have a guest post from Anna Peters over at Anna Leigh!!! God recently affirmed His love for me, and I saw Him with fresh eyes. For a short…

By a Show of Hands

Gasping, rasping, grasping for a shred of life. Your hands are calloused and broken, Our nails are chipped from scraping at the ground. We want to find a reason, we…

Infinitesimal

I am just a speck, A droplet in Your ocean. I am but the child whose hand You hold. I partake in your emotions. I am only the tree trembling…

Place Matters

We used to trace a triangle with your fingers, Like that’s where I live And you climb it all the way up till you get to that turn in the…

Starlight

Today we have a guest post from Madeleine Owens over at The Introverted Raconteur!!! One moment, Normalcy, A typicality, Then panic strikes. From nowhere, Darkness slowly creeps along the back…

Fighting the Wind

Intense shivers work their way up my spine. The clouds start to banish away the sunshine. I stare into space as I’m overcome with dread, Can I withstand the maelstrom…

#ModernPsychobabble

People post photos, post pictures, post selfies of their face. It’s a race. Give me space! Give me grace; Give me your phone number, girl. Give me a call. I’ll…

The Light And the Life

Today we have a video, spoken-word guest post from Darrel Current over at Nation Reversed! Darrel Current is a 16-year-old Christian homeschooler living in Indiana. He loves to write (obviously),…