Plasticine Arms and Butterfly Wings

This is beautiful

Untangled

Made of wire
covered by plasticine
she moves through the world
with awkward grace.

For decades, inside the sturdy sculpture
sits the child; head down, hands wrapped around her knees
she begins to awaken.

The scar tissue that solidly formed
and held her in place
weakens and gives way.

Lifting her head
she unfurls her arms from her knees
and sees that translucent butterfly wings
have taken the place of limbs
that atrophied long ago.

On wobbly legs, the child stands
and breaks all but one of the sinewy tendrils that were holding her down.

Moving to the edge of the wire
she calls and gently flaps her wings
capturing the attention of the figure
made of wire.

Plasticine arms instintively
touch the spot where the dormant child
lived in dark solitude.

Both fear, and confusion begin to emanate
off the plastic arms and beautiful wings.

A sense of hope further…

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When Things Get Crazy

A beautiful poem

Run With It

An Original Work / February 14, 2019

Do you ever feel so deeply
That words cannot express it?
Like the feeling of a symphony,
But your fingers just don’t get it?

You know the passion deep in heart,
As the tears stream from your eyes,
But words cannot quite capture it,
For the pain, not realize.

You search within for words to say,
But they can’t get to your lips.
It’s so incomprehensible,
Like watching a Sci-Fi flick.

But, Jesus told us this would come,
This mystery foretold,
That one day life would not be like
It was in days of old.

He said that strange things would occur,
Right ‘fore our very eyes.
So, when these things began to click,
We should not be surprised.

But, all the same, it’s really hard
To fully comprehend
What’s really happ’ning in our world,
And how it’s going to end.

So, trust…

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