*Magnify*
SPONSORED LINKS
Creative fun in
the palm of your hand.
Printed from https://www.Writing.Com/view/2053492
Rated: E · Poetry · Religious · #2053492
a short poem reflecting ambivalence in the pulpit
Closed

It’s nobody’s business.
These words I can say.
I only preach to myself.
I’m closed anyway.

I think that you heard me.
But your ears do deceive.
Your eyes are just mirrors.
You deflect what you see.

A lie can be truth amongst liars.
Whose truth is the truth of the day?
These are stories on faith and on faith I believe.
Or is reality just what I say?

I’m preaching to a choir of sinners.
The fools lose their way from the pews.
My words are just gibberish a baby could drool.
I’m yelling and I think it's news.

The neon light is blinking the ending.
The water has reached to my thighs.
Instead of standing and running and taking my flight,
I turn over and snuff out the light.

© Copyright 2015 dogwood212 (dogwood212 at Writing.Com). All rights reserved.
Writing.Com, its affiliates and syndicates have been granted non-exclusive rights to display this work.
Log in to Leave Feedback
Username:
Password:
Not a Member?
Signup right now, for free!
All accounts include:
*Bullet* FREE Email @Writing.Com!
*Bullet* FREE Portfolio Services!
Printed from https://www.Writing.Com/view/2053492