Category Archives: self composed

anything that I have created myself

Prison


I cannot pen it down On me, you lay a crown At times, you make me frown Your absence causes me to groan I wait in expectation Can’t explain this emotion With you, my soul longs to be Thoughts of you captivate me I’d flee to you and cry If I had wings to fly […]
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Embers of Love


The longings of my soul An oblivion to all The sobs of my heart You’ve seen only in part Will your heart bow To the embers of my love? My love for you can’t be contained My brain needs to be trained To stop this restlessness Why do I Obsess? I resent your busyness unaffected […]
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Transcendence


Yesterday, we were Today, we are Tomorrow, an uncertainty, A dream to be. As for man, A blade of grass When the wind passes He vanishes, his memory naught We dance with abandon, Our feet serenading – The sands of time, The grand old serpent Ever curious and thirsty We’ve claimed this rock Named and […]
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Thank You!!!


The delightful flowers A multitude of colors The fluttering butterflies Brilliant blue skies And morning sunrise A feast for my eyes! The bird’s that sing They’ve no suffering The majestic mountains Grand among creations The sound of the oceans Relieves my tensions Friends that care When I despair A brother’s dare To stay in prayer […]
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Saving Grace


A poem written by Bindhu Maria Joseph based on Revelation 21

Psalm 103 1-5


1 Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. 2 Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— 3 who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, 4 who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, 5 who satisfies […]
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The parable of the talents…..


We are closing in the on the holidays already which doesn’t seem possible.  Soon we will be in the season of Advent in the church, a season of waiting and anticipation of Christ’s return.  Like last week’s scripture, today’s scripture is about what we do while we wait for Christ’s return.  Today’s scripture is titled, […]
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PNEUMA


This void in my heart Infinite chasm, beyond repair looking inward where does this pain come from? secret lies and hidden thoughts A morbid disease of the soul in a desert of lascivious pride black is the color of my true love perfidious, feckless, fickle Vegetating in this slump Wallowing in the wastelands of imperfect […]
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Failure to launch


Don’t you just hate it when you can’t seem to catch a break. Wouldn’t you like to be the envy of people. Sadly for you, that will never happen, because you are not perfect. You will never be like your pastor or the cousin who is now the CXO of some corporation; that friend who […]
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Of men & beasts


Ever since I was young, I have wondered, what makes us different from animals? We say we can communicate  with each other, that we care for our young ones. We show empathy, love and anger. But, does that make us any different from an animal? In fact they are capable of showing much less the […]
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