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God's Good Given Darkness
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By Dale Jordan Heath
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God's Good Given Darkness

 

Night captures our sleep

restless we lie on pillows

soaked with the excess of emotion

conjured by the day's persistent prodding

we are bound to dream by light

to surrender peaceful peace 

that only comes from 

God's good given darkness.

The hours to dawn

are negligent as we struggle,

worn from our desire

to sleep ~

the soft pillow sinks

to hold our dreams

in its delicate threads

our heads too heavy

for morning.

 

 


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Submitted: Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2008

About the Poet
I am a Christan mother, grandmother, wife, aspiring poet, and owner of a bed and breakfast with my husband of 37 years. I love to create an ambience of serenity in my home. I love soft music, the sounds of the birds in my yard, the whir of the ceiling fans,... Time has passed since the first time I wrote my Poet Bio...it has been three years now....in that time my life has changed drastically. We lost our beloved youngest child, our only son, to suicide. It has been devastating...shaking my faith to its core but not destroying it. I have not been inspired to write for quite some time now. I pray that I will be able to emerge from this pain and write with a new passion about my journey. Until that time I ask for prayers and that God will continue to speak to me and give me the peace that passes all understanding.


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