Make Room

The Sweetness of Life Is calling to you Calling you to Abandon These notions of pain These ways and means You use to torture yourself And others. Did you not know What you do to yourself You do to others You do to God? The Friend is calling to you To abandon the pain You […]

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Control

A wisp of grass is growing from a hole in a concrete block. The waves beat themselves silly against the seawall which never moves. When an insect is crawling on my arm, I gently blow it off into the hurricane breeze. In a world like this, Dear Heart, Do you really think you have any […]

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A Torturous Drama

The child frets Tossing and turning Moaning and thrashing Caught up in the nightmare Yet the Mother smiles. Continuing her cooed litany “You are safe, little one You are safe, my darling, You can wake up now, Sweetheart, you can wake up.” The Mother smiles because she knows The end is closer than the start […]

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Something New

Most of the stories we tell ourselves and others Really just boil down to DRAMA drama AAAAANGST Or Fear shame anxiety Hatred Or, of course, the ever popular Revenge. God is a Divine Artist. I’m sure If you asked, He could help you with something new. (c) Michael Anuszkiewicz 2017

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Of This World

Drunk Is the defining trait Of the lovers of God. How else do we describe Their nonsensical ways? Their chaotic morals? Their propensity to Giggle At Death? There is no logic There is no reason That we can find In this world Except The temporary madness Of the happy drunk. It is a good thing, […]

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Their Patience

God has hired contractors To demolish the wall You built around your heart But all they do, Those glorious angels In hard hats With their bad-assed Ancient tattoos That proclaim In languages long dead Their utter allegiance And perpetual love For their Creator alone, Is sit around smoking And gossiping. “Did you see Samuel? He’s […]

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