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Grief

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    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

      ‘‘.

      Grief

      .’’

      Do you not know what you

      do?

      Do you not know that the

      tongue is like an adder, like

      wild horses if not tamed

      and brought into subjection?

      .’’

      Do you not know your words

      cut like knives? Take

      you no heed with your

      tongue? Do you not know

      the pain they cause?

      .’’

      Does your conscience not

      smite you? Is there no sorrow

      over the walls your words form

      to your own hurt?

      .’’

      ‘‘.

      You raise your hands in church.

      You sing, pray, and say

      amen.

      I am glad I have known, and

      read, of other Christians. For if

      you were all, I’d have to wonder

      what I was part of.

      ‘‘.

      How can you curse with the

      same mouth you bless God with?

      How do the tunes play

      in chord?

      ‘‘.

      You point to your works.

      Your long list of the things

      you’ve done for the Saviour.

      ‘‘.

      You’ve led in the church for ten years.

      You’ve given the women time.

      You read your Bible, mark it,

      and pray.

      Your lips have led others to Christ.

      ‘‘.

      Actions do not cover words.

      No matter what you claim.

      The daggers you draw

      etching more holes in

      hearts that already bleed.

      Their trenches dig

      deeper than your

      love.

      ‘‘.

      You say you are the way you are.

      You say we are the reason for your pain.

      You say that we deserve it.

      You ask how we dare judge.

      You ask, ‘Do you not see my love?’

      No. We do not.

      ‘‘.

      ‘Do you not see my apology?’

      Only through Christ has it been possible

      to forgive you.

      ‘‘.

      .’’

      You are two-faced.

      Any can hold to their standard,

      any can do kindness, and show love

      when the going is smooth.

      The kids are obeying, the husband stays silent,

      silent as Adam,

      and life is good.

      But, it takes a special person,

      who hears the Peace that passes understanding,

      and trusts Him,

      to stay calm,

      and in control,

      of the fire of the tongue.

      .’’

      ‘‘.

      Jominkreesa

      Why is surviving important? Would you not rather die for the truth?

      #123119
      Beth Darlene
      @beth20

        Oof.

        That was really good Kimmi!

        Jominkreesa! For the weirdos who know what it means! 😉

        #123164
        Sam M
        @sam-m

        @kimlikesart

        Great job on your poem, Kimmi! There was a lot of strong emotion in it. It felt very raw and real and true. Keep up the good work.

        #123189
        Kimmi
        @kimlikesart

          @beth20

          Thank you Beth. <3


          @sam-m

          Thank you. (:

          It was pretty raw, and real… 💔 Thank you again Ms. Sam.

          Jominkreesa

          Why is surviving important? Would you not rather die for the truth?

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