Ibex

United States

Christian
as in Presbyterian Church in America
Female
Writer
Novelist
Poet!
Reader
Ambivert or something
Band nerd + Drum Major
Planet Earth nerd
etc, etc
Joined September 10, 2019

Message from Writer

Sometimes I tell stories. Most of the time I rattle my soul until I break and my heart spills out onto the page.

"I cannot jump the distance. You'll have to toss me!"--Gimli, LOTR

I am a complete nerd. I got the Ring of Power for my birthday.

Book recommendations:
The Oath--Frank E. Peretti
Lord of the Rings--J.R.R. Tolkien

Song recommendation: "Awake" by Beckah Shae

I'm going to meet the King someday!
And I'm super pumped!

open hands

October 23, 2020

FREE WRITING

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in my strength i raise my fist to the sky
proclaim my infinite boldness and bravery
but in my weakness my enemy batters
me to the ground who do you think you are
wind knocked out of my chest as i lay
sprawled across the floor wondering what
am i doing here i stare up at the ceiling and
remember all the failures my adversary
whispers in my ear reminding me of all
the times i’ve fallen i cry saltwater tears
and sometimes i wonder whether i’ll ever
see light or be condemned to flame these
snakes wrap themselves around my
ankles i try to ball my hand into a fist and
he stamps me down breaks my fingers
spits at my origins creature of dust
you’re not worthy of the image you bear
in my weakness i crawl onto my knees
and lift my empty palms to the heavens
plead with you to save me and in the
darkness you bring light telling me
i will; be clean and all else fades but you
in your strength you raise the dead to life
and keep me from the wolves i call this
surrender lead me and i’ll follow you home
when that unworthiness beats you down, and your strength isn't enough, sometimes it's best to kneel and choose surrender

references:
Matthew 8:1-3
a whole bunch of random things i didn't quote directly and don't really remember

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2 Comments
  • Anne Blackwood

    Re: Thanks ^u^ yes I adopted two children then decided I was everyone's mother


    5 months ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    Ooh glad to see you and your wonderful writing!!


    5 months ago