pictured words

a simple pairing of pictures and poetry

Category: USA Presidential Election 2017

Tears for my nation

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Where cheers for gun rights
Paled those for unborn children
And left me in tears

My hope lies in this:

“The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lordas the rivers of water: He channels it where He wills.”   ~ Proverbs 21:1

Photo credit:  www.slate.com

CROSSROADS

Crossroad in lavender meadow

Image credit:  awesomeaj.com

As children,
We were taught
To always
Always
Look left, and right,
Then proceed.

As adults
We continue
To always
Always
Look left, and right,
Then proceed,
And we’re free-

F

A

L

L

I

N

G

For lack of middle ground.

 

© Marie Elena Good, 2016